Re: How can I verify I got Athlon 64 3200+ Venice Core CPU

From: Ken K (kkauffman_at_nospam.headfog.com)
Date: 11/29/05


Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 23:07:36 -0500

Michael Badt wrote:

> Hi,
> I just purchased a new Athlon 64 3200+ Venice core based PC.
> When I will pick it up, within 2 days, it will be "naked" (without OS) and
> I intend to bring with me a Knoppix 4.0 CD to test it at the shop.
>
> My question: How can I verify that I indeed got the Venice core (rather
> than older Winchester) using Knoppix? e.g., what the expected contents
> of /proc/cpuinfo?
>
> BTW, the mobo is Gigabyte K8NF-9 (S-939).
>
> TIA

Sorry for the lateness...

The best I can tell, Venice supports SSE3 and Winchester does not. This is
indicated by PNI in the flags (pni = sse3). Here is my Venice 3000+ (not
overclocked) /proc/cpuinfo :

processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 15
model : 47
model name : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+
stepping : 0
cpu MHz : 1809.287
cache size : 512 KB
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca
cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt lm
3dnowext 3dnow pni lahf_lm
bogomips : 3622.51
TLB size : 1024 4K pages
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes : 40 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management: ts fid vid ttp tm stc