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

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Tue Jun 5 22:33:54 UTC 2007

On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Dimitry Andric wrote:

> eculp at 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.

Yeah, the general playing (architecture specs) field's the same, but each brand has their own advantages and drawbacks.


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