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Intel Desktop Processors Get 64-Bit Support

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(NT) (NT) zoom zoom seems to me:)
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Gee, look at those prices

at quantities of 1000 per order. How many thousand should I get?Happy

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Single prices...
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(NT) (NT) drop 1 off with me :)
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I like how

they mention Intel and Microsoft leading the 64 bit transition, when AMD has been producing 64 bit processors for about a year.
Intel's processors seem to be priced higher than AMD's... I'm wondering how they stack up compared to each other (simple processor speed isn't a good measure IMO... AMD processors have generally been comparable in performance to higher speed Intels).
Also, I wonder if Intel's release might cause a price drop from AMD to help them keep a strong presence in the 64 bit market.

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Of course it's not just the processor

but the whole package. I suspect there are few motherboards that are currently ready to support it. There will be a flurry of BIOS revisions once these get out there. You'll need faster everything make it work to capacity. This will take time to shake out. As kids we worked on cars. Some would want to drop a 427 in a Vega but do nothing with the trany, tires and suspension. It sounded fast but couldn't get around the neighborhood any better than a 60 horse VW bug.Wink

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AMD is supposed

to make an announcement this afternoon.


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Is this the one released today..

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