February 22, 1999: AMD K6-III Sharptooth Processor

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AMD February 22, 1999 – AMD released K6-III[/caption]

1999 – AMD releases the AMD K6-III Processor in speeds of 400 and 450 MHz. It would feature a 64KB Level 1 cache and a 256KB Level 2 cache. The 3DNow! graphics instructions would be supported, along with Direct X 6.0. There were 21.3 million transistors on the 0.25 micron process wafer.

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