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"Brian J. Conway" wrote:
> Entitled, "Intel kills Celeron dead," I think it's a foolish move on
> Intel's part with the upcoming release of AMD's stripped-down processor
> based on the Athlon (Duron, was it?).  This is, of course, until I hear
> a loud booming voice from over my head saying "...and here's the REST of
> the story" with news of another stripped-down Intel chip.

Intel is already shipping the Celeron II, which is a PIII core
(with SIMD instructions) dumbed down with a 66MHz bus interface,
128K level 2 cache (instead of 256K), and no SMP support. It's
the original Celeron that's dead.

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