AMD64 Desktop Support

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Thu Jun 22 10:36:29 UTC 2006

Michael Collette wrote:

> I don't have any bias towards either company.  My focus is spending my 
> money on what will actually work.  Starting to feel like I'll be 
> looking at the Pentium-D processors.  I've got a laptop with a dual 
> core Pentium and it works pretty sweet.

AMD 64bit processors work just fine in i386 mode and dollar for dollar 
will outperform Intel and run cooler and use less power.

There is no need to discount AMD just because you don't want to run 64 
bit version. 

No, I don't work for AMD, I just recognise a better product.  <ducks for 

--Alex, my 2 pence

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