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Chipmakers race to a tie

Benchmark tests of AMD's new Athlon XP and Intel's Pentium 4 result in no clear champ. Also, Transmeta has trouble getting its next Crusoe out the door.

Benchmark tests of AMD's new Athlon XP and Intel's Pentium 4 result in no clear champ. Also, Transmeta is having trouble getting its next Crusoe out the door. Results mixed from Athlon, Pentium tests
The benchmark tests on AMD's new Athlon XP processor and Intel's Pentium 4 show no clear winner of the performance crown.
October 9, 2001 
AMD shuffles numbers with new Athlon
update The new Athlon XP processors arrive, and the question remains whether the company's desire to get the public to forget about megahertz will work.
October 9, 2001 
Next Crusoe chip bogged down
Notebooks with the next version of the Crusoe chip are due out soon, although Transmeta's CEO says the company is "still completing tests on long-term operating life."
October 9, 2001