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    stupid but hey?

    hi im new and my think that im stupid afetr reading this

    does athlon 645bit motherboards support 32bit CPU's, like my athlon Xp 2600+

    stupid i know, because i want to get a mobo now and 64bit cpu later

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    No, the A64 chips and the Athlon XP chips have a different number of pins so mobo's can take either one or the other... not both. Plus I would of thought that the architecture and the chipsets were not compatible with eachother either.

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    Re: stupid but hey?

    Originally posted by serlex
    hi im new and my think that im stupid afetr reading this

    does athlon 645bit motherboards support 32bit CPU's, like my athlon Xp 2600+

    stupid i know, because i want to get a mobo now and 64bit cpu later

    chers
    Stupid is as stupid does ... if you had tried to fit an A64 into an XP mobo, now that would have been stupid

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    Re: Re: stupid but hey?

    Originally posted by BlackSheep
    if you had tried to fit an A64 into an XP mobo, now that would have been stupid
    Especially considering their cost!

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    i doubt he would have forced it after noticing that the cpu doesnt even stretch across the motherboard slot :S
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    If you want 64 bit on a budget then 3000+ could be the answer, not the cheapest combo around but certainly fast for the £££, other than that a 32bit NF7 V2.0 and a 2500 could be the answer, TBH 64bit isnt needed for the adverage Joe right now
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    You need the new windows xp to run it at 64bit so get on those pirate sites cerjan

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    Not really Dav3, Windows is not the only 64bit OS. SUSE 8 or 9 is 64bit compatable.
    Tho its not really a problem as the AMD chips are still fast as hell in 32bit mode.

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    yup, they run 32bit programs no problem at all.

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