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The Pentium III (marketed as Intel Pentium III Processor, informally PIII, also stylized as Pentium !!!) brand refers to Intel's 32-bit x86 desktop and mobile microprocessors based on the sixth-generation P6 microarchitecture introduced on February 26, 1999. [1]

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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American worldwide semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.

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Athlon is the brand name applied to a series of x86-compatible microprocessors designed and manufactured by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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The BIOS (an acronym for Basic Input/Output System and also known as the System BIOS, ROM BIOS or PC BIOS) is a type of firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process (power-on startup) on IBM PC compatible computers, and to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs.

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Blade server

A blade server is a stripped down server computer with a modular design optimized to minimize the use of physical space and energy.

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Celeron is a brand name given by Intel Corp. to a number of different IA-32 and x86-64 computer microprocessor models targeted at budget personal computers.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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Copper interconnect

Copper-based chips are semiconductor integrated circuits, usually microprocessors, which use copper for interconnections.

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CPU cache

A CPU cache is a cache used by the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer to reduce the average time to access data from the main memory.

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CPU core voltage

The CPU core voltage (VCORE) is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU (which is a digital circuit), GPU, or other device containing a processing core.

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The CPUID opcode is a processor supplementary instruction (its name derived from CPU IDentification) for the x86 architecture allowing software to discover details of the processor.

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Desktop computer

A desktop computer is a personal computer in a form intended for regular use at a single location desk/table due to its size and power requirements, as opposed to a laptop whose rechargeable battery and compact dimensions allow it to be regularly carried and used in different locations.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

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Floating point

In computing, floating point is the formulaic representation which approximates a real number so as to support a trade-off between range and precision.

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Front-side bus

A front-side bus (FSB) was a computer communication interface (bus) often used in Intel-chip-based computers during the 1990s and 2000s.

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Gunning transceiver logic

Gunning transceiver logic or GTL is a type of logic signaling used to drive electronic backplane buses.

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Hard|OCP (Hardware Overclockers Comparison Page) is an online magazine that offers news, reviews, and editorials that relate to computer hardware, software, modding, overclocking and cooling, owned and operated by Kyle Bennett, who started the website in 1997.

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Heat sink

A heat sink is a passive heat exchanger that transfers the heat generated by an electronic or a mechanical device into a coolant fluid in motion.

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Heat spreader

A heat spreader is a heat exchanger that moves heat between a heat source and a secondary heat exchanger whose surface area and geometry are more favorable than the source.

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IA-32 (short for "Intel Architecture, 32-bit", sometimes also called i386 through metonymy) is the 32-bit version of the x86 architecture, first implemented in the Intel 80386 microprocessors in 1985.

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Instruction set

An instruction set, or instruction set architecture (ISA), is the part of the computer architecture related to programming, including the native data types, instructions, registers, addressing modes, memory architecture, interrupt and exception handling, and external I/O.

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Intel Corporation (commonly referred to as Intel) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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Intel Core (microarchitecture)

The Intel Core microarchitecture (previously known as the Next-Generation Micro-Architecture) is a multi-core processor microarchitecture unveiled by Intel in Q1 2006.

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Intel Core 2

Core 2 is a brand encompassing a range of Intel's consumer 64-bit x86-64 single-, dual-, and quad-core microprocessors based on the Core microarchitecture.

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Keith Diefendorff

Keith Diefendorff is a computer architect and veteran in the microprocessor industry.

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List of Intel Celeron microprocessors

The Celeron is a family of microprocessors from Intel targeted at the low-end consumer market.

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List of Intel chipsets

This article provides a list of motherboard chipsets made by Intel, divided into three main categories: those that use the PCI bus for interconnection (the 4xx series), those that connect using specialized "hub links" (the 8xx series), and those that connect using PCI Express (the 9xx series).

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List of Intel Pentium III microprocessors

The Pentium III from Intel is a sixth-generation CPU targeted at the consumer market.

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The Micro-PGA2, also known as the μPGA2, is Intel's pin grid array package for their Pentium III and some later Celeron mobile processors.

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A micrometer, sometimes known as a micrometer screw gauge, is a device incorporating a calibrated screw widely used for precise measurement of components in mechanical engineering and machining as well as most mechanical trades, along with other metrological instruments such as dial, vernier, and digital calipers.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a computer's central processing unit (CPU) on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.

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Microprocessor Report

Microprocessor Report, is a publication for engineers and other industry professionals on microprocessors.

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Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

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MMX (instruction set)

MMX is a single instruction, multiple data (SIMD) instruction set designed by Intel, introduced in 1997 with its P5-based Pentium line of microprocessors, designated as "Pentium with MMX Technology".

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Mobile processor

A mobile processor is found in mobile computers and cellphones.

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NetBurst (microarchitecture)

The NetBurst microarchitecture, called P68 inside Intel, was the successor to the P6 microarchitecture in the x86 family of CPUs made by Intel.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Original equipment manufacturer

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) is a term used when one company makes a part or subsystem that is used in another company's end product.

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P6 (microarchitecture)

The P6 microarchitecture is the sixth-generation Intel x86 microarchitecture, implemented by the Pentium Pro microprocessor that was introduced in November 1995.

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Pentium 4

Pentium 4 is a line of single-core desktop, laptop and entry level server central processing units (CPUs) introduced by Intel on November 20, 2000 and shipped through August 8, 2008.

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Pentium Dual-Core

The Pentium Dual-Core brand was used for mainstream x86-architecture microprocessors from Intel from 2006 to 2009 when it was renamed to Pentium.

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Pentium II

The Pentium II brand refers to Intel's sixth-generation microarchitecture ("P6") and x86-compatible microprocessors introduced on May 7, 1997.

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Pentium III

The Pentium III (marketed as Intel Pentium III Processor, informally PIII, also stylized as Pentium !!!) brand refers to Intel's 32-bit x86 desktop and mobile microprocessors based on the sixth-generation P6 microarchitecture introduced on February 26, 1999.

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Pentium M

The Pentium M is a family of mobile 32-bit single-core x86 microprocessors (with the modified Intel P6 microarchitecture) introduced in March 2003 and forming a part of the Intel Carmel notebook platform under the then new Centrino brand.

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Pin grid array

A pin grid array, often abbreviated PGA, is a type of integrated circuit packaging.

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Science and Technology Options Assessment

The Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) panel is a committee of members of the European Parliament devoted to all issues related to science and technology assessment.

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Slot 1

Slot 1 refers to the physical and electrical specification for the connector used by some of Intel's microprocessors, including the Pentium Pro, Celeron, Pentium II and the Pentium III.

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Socket 370

Socket 370 (also known as the PGA370 socket) is a common format of CPU socket first used by Intel for Pentium III and Celeron processors to replace the older Slot 1 CPU interface on personal computers.

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Socket 479

Socket 479 (mPGA479M) is the CPU socket for the Intel Pentium M and Celeron M, mobile processors.

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Stepping level

The term stepping level or revision level in the context of CPU architecture or integrated circuit is a version number.

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Streaming SIMD Extensions

In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE) is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow!.

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Thermal grease

Thermal grease (also called CPU grease, heat paste, heat sink compound, heat sink paste, thermal compound, thermal gel, thermal interface material, thermal paste, or grey goo) is a kind of thermally conductive (but usually electrically insulating) adhesive, which is commonly used as an interface between heat sinks and heat sources (e.g., high-power semiconductor devices).

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Tom's Guide

Tom’s Guide is an online publication focused on technology that was founded in 1996 by Thomas Pabst.

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Tualatin River

The Tualatin River is a tributary of the Willamette River located in Oregon in the United States.

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Tualatin Valley

The Tualatin Valley is a farming and suburban region southwest of Portland, Oregon in the United States.

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Video game console

A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game.

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x86 is a family of backward compatible instruction set architectures based on the Intel 8086 CPU and its Intel 8088 variant.

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Xbox (console)

The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.

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The Xeon is a brand of x86 microprocessors designed and manufactured by Intel Corporation, targeted at the non-consumer workstation, server, and embedded system markets.

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32-bit is also a term given to a generation of microcomputers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.

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