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Pentium II Clock Speeds
- The article indicates the fastest desktop PII to be 450 MHz. However, everything outside Sandpile that I can find indicates the Mobiles (including Dixon) never made it past 400 MHz. This is slower than the 500 MHz indicated in the article and the 466 MHz indicated on Sandpile. Intel, for instance, makes no mention of anything above 400 MHz. Other sites support this. In any case, I am moving the disputed tag to the Dixon section. — Aluvus t/c 02:06, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
- It looks like Sandpile counted both mobile PII and mobile Celeron in their listing ( 233, 266, 300, 333, 366, 400, 433, 466 MHz (Mobile)), all Intel docs say mobile PII up to 400 MHz and mobile Celeron up to 466 MHz. They also have 0.28µ as manufacturing tech for Klamath PII but Intel docs show 0.35µ --Denniss 14:05, 6 November 2006 (UTC)
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The article desperately needs analysis and a placement within historical context. The Pentium II 450MHz (512MB RAM) was the first Intel device which surpassed the Sun SPARC and drew level with the DEC Alpha. Those CPUs shipped in workstations which sold for a much higher price. So the last models of the Pentium II mark the beginning of Windows and Linux on Intel as a serious rival to Sun, DEC and HP's UNIX desktop equipment. The Pentium III Coppermine would later allow Intel servers to rival all but the most expensive of UNIX servers, which in turn made Linux the obvious upgrade path for those UNIX servers. Gdt (talk) 03:27, 27 October 2016 (UTC)
PII Mobile bus speed
There is no 100MHz bus models on the Intel Processorfinder:
http://processorfinder.intel.com/List.aspx?ProcFam=56&sSpec=&OrdCode= —Preceding unsigned comment added by Alecv (talk • contribs) 19:50, 20 February 2008 (UTC)
It would be nice if this article had more information about what the Pentium II was used with. What kind of memory was it used with? Which expansion buses? Chipsets? etc. --Pascal666 (talk) 21:35, 2 February 2009 (UTC)
Is this article un-sourced PR fluff?
The tone of the article doesn't seem neutral. It could use more citations, and it doesn't seem to cover the 512MB limitation of earlier Pentium 2s. The predecessor to the pentium 2, the pentium pro, could use as much as 256,000 MB of RAM, while early pentium 2s could only use two-tenths of one percent of that.188.8.131.52 (talk) 21:53, 2 January 2011 (UTC)