Pentium 4 based Celeron 1.7GHz lands

Pentium 4 based Celeron 1.7GHz lands news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages.

Cameron Wilmot
Published Thu, May 16 2002 6:31 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT
AnandTech have taken a look at the new Intel Celeron 1.7GHz processor based on the Pentium 4 Willamette core which was originally released November of last year.

The new Celeron core is based on a 128KB L2 version of the original Willamette core that the Pentium 4 debuted with in November of 2000. Unlike previous-generation Celerons, the Willamette-128 core is no different architecturally than the Pentium 4's old Willamette core. The cache organization and mapping algorithms are still the same, the only difference is that the Celeron core is only outfitted with a 128KB L2 cache instead of the 256KB cache present on the original Pentium 4.
More at AnandTech.

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