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    Vista with Intel Duo

    Hello,

    Are these two compatible? Will a laptop with the Intel Core duo or Pentium mobile work with Windows Vista (64 bit)?

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    I don't see why not...

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    Only one real way to find out...

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    yes. i wouldnt worry. its that integrated intel graphics that could s*** on your aeroglass parade

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    Intel Core (yonah) is not 64bit IIRC.

    Intel Core 2 (conroe + merom) is 64bit compatible.

    So if its yonah its 32bit only for you unfortunately.

    EDIT: http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=4604 hmmm, forgot about that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [DW]Cougho
    Intel Core (yonah) is not 64bit IIRC.

    Intel Core 2 (conroe + merom) is 64bit compatible.

    So if its yonah its 32bit only for you unfortunately.
    vista has no requirement that processors be 64bit

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/win.../vistarpc.mspx

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK
    vista has no requirement that processors be 64bit

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/win.../vistarpc.mspx

    not even the 64 bit version?
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    bah vista confuses me.... still yonah doesnt have 64bit capability atm.... which im sure was part of the OP's first question hence the "(64bit)" which also mislead me

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    oops. i pretty much just scanned original post

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    ok so were decided. no 64 bit processor no 64 bit OS? good

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    64bit is still totally unused in the Windows world anyway, this only matters if you use Linux or *BSD with x86_64 support.
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    I'd say it'll be a year or so before 64bits it really useful for home users. I guess the main advantage of it is the increased memory support (64bit addresses vs 32bit addresses) and seeing as 4GB is fairly rare as it is, needing to go over this amount is not going to happen for a while.

    I'd be more worried about the graphics card you are going to use for Vista than the cpu!

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    Indeed.. wait for windows developers to wake up to the 64bit reality before worring about a 64bit CPU, 64bit has been around for years, and still nothing yet. Maybe Vistas release will give them the shove they need, but I doubt it, and Vista wont be released until next year
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