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    Physical differences between 32-bit and 64-bit?

    hi

    Can anyone answer that? As far as I can see, the only physical difference between the chips is that 64-bit registers have been added...

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    what else needs to change?

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    Nothing NEEDS to change, I was just wondering if anything else had.

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    diff socket. nout to do with the core?

    think its 64 bit regs and 64bit instruction set
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swafeman
    diff socket. nout to do with the core?

    think its 64 bit regs and 64bit instruction set
    There's the memory controller too - but an on die memory controller could have been done with 32bit too - it's just AMD decided to do it with the Hammers.
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