Goatman said:I didn't mean that Intel was in trouble as a company, I was so Naive to think that they would go bankrupt, I meant their current generation of CPUs was in trouble of being out paced by AMD's current offerings.
Sazar said:elemental.. you miss the big picture... its not an out and out 64bit processor.. its an x86-64 processor ie it does BOTH 32bit AND 64bit... and it does 32bit FASTER than todays regular 32bit processors...
so regardless of whether there are 64bit apps to take advantage of the architecture or not... the processors are simply faster than intel's offerings...
LeeJend said:Or is the 800 Mhz just taking credit for doubling the 400 MHz 32 bit path to 64? In which case Intels x86 chip will have a memory FSB of 1600-2000 Mhz.
Mark Twain said there's three kinds of lies:
Time for me to reread hypertransport specs.
This has been a fun thread.