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Re: intel core 2 duo



At 11:46 AM -0600 9/29/06, Phil Meyer wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
>> At 9:47 PM -0600 9/28/06, Phil Meyer wrote:
>>
>>> Louis Garcia wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just got my hands on a laptop with this chip. Any difference installing
>>>> i386 or x86_64 version of fedora? I've heard fedora had a problem with
>>>> this new chip?
>>>>
>>>> -Louis
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> There is NO advantage installing a 64 bit OS on a 32 bit CPU that has
>>> extended features to EMULATE AMD 64 bit instructions. ...
>>>
>>
>> Proof?  Examples?  Documentation that the Intel Core 2 Duo does not have 64
>> bit ALUs and data paths?
>>
>Documentation is plentiful, but 'proof' does not exist for anything in
>this world.  Lets just call it documentation.
 ...

What balderdash.  Prove it or shut up.  Show that 64 bit performance of the
Intel Core 2 Duo is half that of 32 bit performance or stop spreading FUD.
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