Athlon XP driver update

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dave holbon, Feb 14, 2003.

  1. dave holbon

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    Anyone know why new XP drivers are available to the Athlon XP range of processors on the MS update site?
     
  2. mbunny

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    Optimised instructions for Windows to use.
     
  3. Shamus MacNoob

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    Anybody know what diff it makes or made?
     
  4. melon

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    Maybe it is to support the newer processors like the 3000+?

    I installed it. I notice no real difference.

    Melon
     
  5. chaos945

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    I don't even have that option......what is the name so I can look it up on the Catalog? Or maybe a link somewhere on the bulletin?
     
  6. Shamus MacNoob

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    Successful Wednesday, February 12, 2003 Microsoft Processor Driver Version 5.1.2600.1152 Web site


    here thats what it was ..... and I dont see a diff either and yes most likley its for the new CPU's that are starting to surface
     
  7. Perris Calderon

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    my old t bird 950 also triggered the update recognition.

    it's not concievable to me the update is intended for the new chips, as the new ones would be easy to distinguish from the old.

    I'm guessing it's some processor immprovement that amd came up with
     
  8. Shamus MacNoob

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    True .. and my Athlon 1800+ is by no means one of the NEW cpu's either way did not hurt my rig at all ... just was wondering if anyone saw or knew what it was spose to do....