Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Jan 2010 13:44 UTC
Amiga & AROS After days of wild speculation and ridiculously fast-growing threads on AmigaWorld.net, we finally know most of what we need to know about the new Amiga. This is not just a random PowerPC evaluation board that you can stuff in a generic case - no, this is an all-new system with a custom motherboard, and some very, very interesting innovations - like a fully customisable co-processor. Twenty-five years after the introduction of the first Amiga, this is one heck of a machine.
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RE[5]: Comment by TheDAX
by KugelKurt on Tue 5th Jan 2010 21:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by TheDAX"
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Notes: "...and newer standards.", "...variety of CPUs..."

OK, then let's look which CPUs support newer PowerISA standards:
POWER6, POWER7, and e500mc.
I seriously doubt that a high-end server POWER6 or 7 CPU will be build into an ATX computer, not to mention that POWER6 starts at 3.6GHz, not 1.x.
That leaves the e500mc which "is a 32-bit Power Architecture-based microprocessor core from Freescale Semiconductor". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerPC_e500

So yes, 32-bit.

Edited 2010-01-05 21:37 UTC

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