On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 10:11:48 -0800, Noah Roberts wrote:
The AMD 64 in 32bit mode is still a faster chip than the (real) 32bit
Athlons. I'm not sure how it stacks up to the P4.
> So, if you want to build an audio machine I would not necissarily get
Just run it in 32bit mode. AFAIU the new Athlons will be/are just AMD64
chips with 64bit mode disabled. By running it in 32bit mode you loose the
wide pointers that are the downside of 64bit processors, but you still
have the fast RAM access and big cache.