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Wed Jan 20 14:16:36 UTC 2010
>>> Gilles Gravier<ggravier at fsfe.org> :
>>> Intel and AMD are the same... Just that Intel is usually used to
>>> refer to 32 bit architectures and AMD to 64 bit architectures.
> > No. Completely wrong.
> > - i386, i686... for 32bits (Intel or AMD)
> > - amd64 for 64bits (Intel or AMD)
> You say it yourself "amd64" for 64 bits. I used the term "AMD to 64
> bit architectures"
But peploe may and can use amd64 on Core2Duos ans Xeons.
"AMD" (just those 3 letters) does not refer to 64 bits. It's "amd64" in
the package arch name that refers to 64 bits CPUs (Both Intel and AMD)
> And you say it yourself "i386" for 32 bits. I say "Just that Intel is
> usually used to refer to 32 bit".
AMD Duron and some Athlon are 32 bits.
> You say I'm wrong yet you say the same thing as I do (albeit with
> different phrasing.
In my opinion, you were not really precise enough.
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