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Discussion Starter · #1 ·
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...)

Discussion Starter · #2 ·
... 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 :)

· God Bless America!
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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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