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Re: FC5 on AMD Turion 64?

Keith G. Robertson-Turner said the following on 30/05/06 22:27:
> Vini Engel wrote:
>> I am researching on 64 bit performance and was wondering if any of you
>> run Linux on laptops fitted with AMD Turion 64 and what the results are?
> I got an Acer Ferrari 4005 WMLi months ago, and I can honestly say it's
> the *best* PC I've ever had ... in fact it absolutely *screams*.
> It rips my P4 Prescott system to utter shreds, even though the Turion
> CPU is rated at 2GHz and the P4 is rated at 3.6GHz????

Do you think it will be even faster than a Core Due 2GHz?

> Running FC5 on the Ferrari, and loving it.

How much did you pay for it?

> Haven't really looked at power management stuff, since I always just
> shut down when not using the laptop, but everything else works -
> including h/w accelerated OGL graphics (ATI X700), audio, Wi-Fi
> (madwifi), etc.
> Only caveat with 64bit OSen is no current support (for either Windows 64
> or Linux 64) from Macromedia (flashplayer) nor Sun (Java ns-plugin).

That means you can use any of these things for the time being, right?


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