3DNow! Professional

3DNow! Professional

(architecture)
A floating point SIMD extention from AMD, compatible with Intel's SSE, introduced with the Athlon-4.

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The AMD Athlon XP processor features QuantiSpeed architecture and support for AMD's 3DNow! Professional instructions for enhanced multimedia capabilities.
The new processor features a 400MHz front side bus, QuantiSpeed architecture and support for 3DNow! Professional as well as 384KB or 640KB on-chip, full-speed cache.
The AMD Athlon XP processor provides for outstanding near real-time voice, video, and CAD/CAM as a result of features like larger cache memory, 3DNow! Professional technology, and the innovative Quanti-Speed architecture which includes the industry's most powerful fully pipelined x86 floating point engine." (From the AMD Athlon XP Processor Product Brief at http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/ Productinformation/0,,30_1 18_756_3734^3736,00.html.)
The processor also incorporates 3DNow! Professional technology, which has 51 new instructions that extend AMD's 3DNow!
technology for a longer battery life, 3DNow! Professional technology and QuantiSpeed architecture for enhanced performance on the Microsoft Windows XP operating system.
Also featured is AMD's QuantiSpeed architecture, 384KB on-chip cache and support for 3DNow! Professional.
The AMD Athlon XP processor features QuantiSpeed architecture, 384KB of on-chip, full-speed cache, and support for AMD's 3DNow! Professional instructions for enhanced multimedia capabilities.
The mobile AMD Athlon XP processor 2000+ and 1900+ feature AMD's QuantiSpeed architecture and 3DNow! Professional for multimedia capabilities.
The AMD Athlon XP processor 2600+ and the AMD Athlon XP processor 2400+ both feature QuantiSpeed architecture, 384KB of on-chip cache and support for AMD's 3DNow! Professional.
Employing an innovative design, the AMD Duron processor features a sophisticated cache architecture with 192KB of total on-chip cache, a high-speed 200MHz front-side bus, and a super scalar floating point unit with 3DNow! Professional technology, and hardware data pre-fetch.
The new processor features QuantiSpeed architecture, 384Kb of on-chip, full-speed cache and support for the 3DNow! Professional. AMD's 0.18-micron process technology was used in the manufacturing process.