Re: AMD Write allocate option info

Patrick St. Jean (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 10:42:35 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Juhani Rautiainen wrote:
> I thought that this should be handled by BIOS. This was one of the reasons
> why early K6 benchmarks showed slower results. Atleast Asus T2P4 has BIOS
> update which enables write allocation. I think that also most of the other
> boards that support K6 processors in BIOS do this automatically. Maybe
> some older boards with processor adapters could use this though.

IMHO, you're absolutely right. But for poor saps like me, whose BIOS
doesn't perform the requisite bit setting, this is a Good Thing (tm).


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