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AMD Opteron

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by -, Apr 24, 2002.

  1. Guest

    Announced today...
    Sledgehammer= AMD Opteron
    Clawhammer= AMD Athlon 8th Generation

    (fyi, the "Hammer" family is AMD's 64-bit CPU to be released in October )

    (and the 386,486, Pentium, II, III, 4 and Atlon are all 32-bit right now...)
     
  2. Guest

    ... and the Opteron will be the Sever/Workstation version, the Atlon will be the consumer/desktop branded version.

    Also announced was that Microsoft is releasing a 64-bit version of Windows fully compatible with all 32-bit apps, to be avaialble at launch.

    ..just some infor for the compu-geeks out there :)
     
  3. MarkA

    MarkA God Bless America! DBSTalk Gold Club

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    I'm glad Microsoft is releasing a Hammer OS. This is just what the world needed - an x86-64 CPU - finally!
     
  4. ken4kne

    ken4kne Legend

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    So, we'll have an OS. Maybe it'll have 64 bit Freecell so we have we'll have at least one program to run in 64 bit.
     
  5. Lightnin1

    Lightnin1 DishRetailer.com Administrator/Supporter

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    More info here.....www.rawghz.com
     
  6. MarkA

    MarkA God Bless America! DBSTalk Gold Club

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    ken4kne - don't be so sure. I expect a large amount of support for x86-64. Even more interesting to me is the fact AMD is finally strong enough to use their own instruction set instead of following Intel. AMD RULEZ!!!!!
     

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