OT: was: Re: 32 or 64??

Odd iodine at runbox.no
Tue Feb 2 19:29:54 UTC 2010

Gilles Gravier wrote:
> Hi!
> On 02/02/2010 19:33, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 11:55 -0500, Rashkae wrote:
>>> I couldn't help but notice recently, much to my cost, that Intel is 
>>> removing Virtualization extensions on all their current socket 775 
>>> CPU's.. (how are the i5 and i7 faring?).  The only reason I can think 
>>> for this move is to prevent the low end cpus from competing with the 
>>> workstation/server market, since these cpu's are now more than fast 
>>> enough for many workloads to be simply io bound.
>> I would not surprise me that Intel would do this sort of thing. They are
>> very clever at maintaining their profit margin.
> FUD. All Intel processors (well... Celerons don't really qualify, here)
> support VT-X.

Not true. Here are some non-Celerons
that do not support VT-x:

Core Duo: T2050  / T2250  / T2300E  / T2450
Core Duo 2: E4300  / E4400  / E4500  / E4600  / E4700
Core 2 Quad: Q8200  / Q8200S

As I've said repeatedly, you can all get your facts straight
by going to this page:



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