AMD Dual Core CPU's & HT Tech

ruscook ruscook_oz at
Tue Jan 31 08:46:52 UTC 2006

> and no frequency downgrade to cope with eat issues. Also, you can run 
> them in 64-bit, gaining approxiamtely double the speed (I know not 
> actually, but things happen almost twice as fast in terms of real world 
> experience, which is the thing that counts).

Hi Sasha, I agree the AMD seem a superior chip at the moment but I don't
think this last is true. The AMD chips perform as fast in 32 as 64 bit
mode. It's my understanding that  only expanded address space and 64bit
specific instructions will benefit from 64 bit mode. 

Kind Regards Russell
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ph. 02 4577 3209
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