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Re: Best processor for multimedia?



On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 03:08:45PM +0930 I heard the voice of
Greg 'groggy' Lehey, and lo! it spake thus:
>
> - Athlon 64
> 
> From previous mail on this list, it seems that Athlon 64 is probably
> not the best choice for reasons of compatibility.

.From what I've seen, most of the problems have to do with the
architecture of the system (amd64-vs-i386), not the processor itself.
And it seems like the amd64 chips, running in i386 mode, are faster
than most i386 chips.


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