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Old 06-19-04, 04:49 PM Thread Starter   #1
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I have a P4 2.6
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Would it it be worth it to upgrade to a AMD 64 BIT System?
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Old 06-19-04, 04:59 PM   #2
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I wouldn't say so. You can overclock that now and buy a A64 later when prices fall.
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Old 06-19-04, 05:03 PM   #3
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Old 06-19-04, 05:26 PM   #4
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If you overclock your current cpu you can keep up with the A64's fairly easily. You can use the extra registers yet anyway, because XP 643 isnt out yet. That is, unless you are a linux buff.
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Old 06-19-04, 06:14 PM Thread Starter   #5
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How long do you think it will be before a 32bit processor will be obsolete?
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Old 06-19-04, 06:22 PM   #6
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LONG time. There's people still out there with Pentium III's. Not to mention that the P4's are going to be around for a long time. Once Intel starts making their new processors 64 bit, then it'll start to phase over into 64 bit. But even when that starts happening it'll take a while for the P4's to become outdated.
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LONG time. There's people still out there with Pentium III's. Not to mention that the P4's are going to be around for a long time. Once Intel starts making their new processors 64 bit, then it'll start to phase over into 64 bit. But even when that starts happening it'll take a while for the P4's to become outdated.

heck i see people with PII's and older like 386 and can you beleave they
use this for everyday computing like we use ours...lol


i guess if it is good enough, and fast enough, (for them) then why change

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um... yeah...

Back to the subject at hand...

No, I don't think it would be worth upgrading.

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Old 06-20-04, 04:48 AM   #9
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You buy Athlon64 for current 32-bit performance = good idea.

You buy Athlon64 for future 64-bit OS / computing = bad idea.
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