32 or 64??

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 20:08:31 UTC 2010

Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
> On 31-01-10 20:40, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>         I am running an older AMD Athlon chip you had trouble with.
>>> It runs my old 32 bit system just fine. But should I get a new
>>> AMD CPU if I want to run 64 bits?
>> Karl, you miss the point. The 32-bit vs. 64-bit discussion is valid
>> only for those who's hardware supports both. The whole world will not
>> use 32-bit because that is the only architecture that your chip
>> supports.
> Sorry Dotan, but Karl may be talking about some of the first generation 
> hybrid 32/64bit CPUs, like some of the AMD Athlon cpu's. Some of them 
> had issues with 64bit. But in those cases it is faulty hardware, not 
> faulty software.
> So Karl is still wrong even if he is right.
	You guys sound like you know AMD chips. Do you know if the 
AMD Sempron is 64 bit capable. I think this is what I am using 

73 Karl


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