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Old 02-07-2004, 03:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm just wonderin.......does any1 have a 64-bit processor with the beta of Windows XP 64-Bit version? just wonderin how they run

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Old 02-07-2004, 04:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I dont. Windows XP 64 bit edition only comes with Itanium 2 procs, far as I know. And unless you want to drop a few large on a worthlessly slow itanium (slow in 32 bit applications- almost no apps are currently 64 bit compiled) to get it, I dont think youll have much luck in getting it or finding a schmuck who has it.


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Old 02-07-2004, 05:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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but the beta version for athlon 64/opertons is out and ready for downlaod. i'd like know how it compares to 32 bit xp too. i just bought a athlon 64 as my new system
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Anand-Tech did some tests with 64bit Windows. You can read about it here (http://www.anandtech.com/systems/showdoc.html?i=1961).
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