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Anyone be able to tell me if Intels are now 64bit, or still 32bit?
 

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any newer ones, like has intel moved its processors to 64bit is what i mean.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">Intel LGA 775 socket Cpus have the 64bit extension yes. Socket 478 doesnt have 64bit</div>

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</div>oh right cool, yea cos i read something about dual core intels being 32bit, and there saying was 2x32bit cores is better than 1x64bit. I thought this was odd cos 2x32bit cores doesnt make a 64bit to the best of my knowledge.
 

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ah right i see good good. Will vista apps be 64bit yea? <br />
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I am also hoping for a lot more multi thread stuff soon, after my xmas upgrade, cos otherwise quad core is looking like a bit of a waste apart from for games. p.s. i aint getting quad unfortunately. <img src="/images/smilies/frown.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Frown" class="inlineimg" />
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">ah right i see good good. Will vista apps be 64bit yea? <br />
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I am also hoping for a lot more multi thread stuff soon, after my xmas upgrade, cos otherwise quad core is looking like a bit of a waste apart from for games. p.s. i aint getting quad unfortunately. <img src="/images/smilies/frown.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Frown" class="inlineimg" /></div>

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</div>Yes Vista is a 64bit based OS platform. However it still supports both 64bit and 32 bit applications. <br />
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Dont worry Quad core IMO will be kind of silly when its first bought out as its not really needed yet.
 

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Yea even single core is still good, i am just getting dual for that extra horse power for running editing apps.
 

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No desktop processor by the Intel Corporation is in reality a 64 bit processor.<br><br>
For a processor to be a true 64 bit processor it must be based on Intel Architecture 64 (for Intel processors).<br><br>
Current Intel desktop processors incorporate 64 bit extensions (EM64T) allowing 64 bit code to be understood and processed. However the feature set is limited, and is slow in comparision to a IA-64 processor or equivalent.<br><br>
The reason why x86-64 extensions are used is because IA-64 can not process 32 bit information without the use of a slow 32 bit decoder <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 
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