K6-III/500 shipping, will cost £299

Slated for June, in volume

Updated A number of hardware sites are claiming that AMD has already started shipping a K6-III/500MHz chip. The reports say that the part will be available in .25 micron, with the price likely to hover just over the $475 mark. The processor will cost £299 in the UK. You can find that information by going here and doing a quick search on the K6-III. The pricing positions the K6-III/500 directly against the Intel Pentium III/500... AMD was unavailable for comment at press time. ®

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