Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2007 14:58 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows "It's the end of the line for 32-bit operating systems, Microsoft has proclaimed at its annual Windows Hardware Engineering conference After the software giant has gotten over its hangover from partying like it's 1999 with the release of Windows Server 2008, it will have one last 32-bit hurrah with a 'release 2' update to Windows Server 2008, and that'll be it. 32 bit CPU: if you have one, learn to love Vista - you're stuck with it.There will be no more versions of Windows - on desktop or server - that will work on 32-bit CPUs like Pentium 4 or Core Duo."
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if i remember well
by jokinin on Thu 17th May 2007 16:47 UTC
jokinin
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2005-11-07

latest pentium 4 with hyperthreading and based on later prescott core, do support 64 bits software (i think it is called EMT64, mostly compatible with AMD64 instuctions)

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RE: if i remember well
by antik on Thu 17th May 2007 16:59 in reply to "if i remember well"
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2006-05-19

latest pentium 4 with hyperthreading and based on later prescott core, do support 64 bits software (i think it is called EMT64, mostly compatible with AMD64 instuctions)

It's called Intel64 now: http://www.intel.com/info/em64t/

My Pentium 4 model 640 got 32/64 bit instructions sets and I can run on it Windows XP, Vista, FreeBSD i386, FreeBSD AMD64, Apple OS X, Solaris, you name it...

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