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Re: 64-bit MB / Processor question



cajun cajuninc com wrote:
> A little background. I live in David, Panama. Not really a hot-bed of
> computer supply stores around here. I recently lost a motherboard due to a
> power surge. 
> 
> The first replacement motherboard I got, didn't work with my AMD
> processor. And that was the only motherboard available to accept my
> processor. 
> 
> Moving right along, I can get an AMD Athlon 64 3500+ processor and
> matching motherboard.
> 
> My question is, will I be able to run with my existing 32-bit FC5 setup or
> will I have to get the 64-bit version of FC5. Being stuck on dialup and
> needing to download a different O/S is not a fun thing.
> 
> Will it work with the 32-bit O/S until I can get somewhere where I can
> download the 64-bit version?

The amd64 cpu will happily use your 32bit os.

> Thanks,
> Mike
> 


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