If you’ve just crawled out from under a rock and are asking the question “64-bit what?" mainstream 64-bit processors are just a short walk down the sandy silicon beach but what will it mean to you and I? Are 64-bit processors what we need or what we would want?
Most prevalent are AMD and INTEL who have been shooting up test rockets before the “big 64-bit fireworks show". Every rumor sparks a sudden flurry of theory, argument and conjecture but the fact is 64-bit processors aren’t new. Intel and AMD are just making them affordable relative to their predecessor kinfolk.
The amount of information on the Intel and AMD 64-bit offerings both in white papers and assumption is overwhelming and can be a task to wade through. We’ll just be concerning ourselves with AMD.
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