Intel C2D COREs not used equally in FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386

Dimitry Andric dimitry at andric.com
Tue Jun 5 22:06:50 UTC 2007


eculp at encontacto.net wrote:
> As weird as it may sound, I was going to go buy a new laptop, amd64 with
> nvidia.  In fact the explanation given by Oliver helped push me over to
> AMD in addition to past experience has always been good with them.

Please note that the new Core 2 Duo's have "EM64T", as Intel calls it,
which is functionally equivalent to amd64 (at least mostly :).  You can
run amd64 software on them without modifications.


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