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    SubjectRe: Intel vs AMD x86-64
    Tjena Mikael.

    > > now that Intel has finally come clean about their x86-64 implementation
    > > (see
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > for full details), can somebody write up a list of differences? I know
    > > there are people who have had access to the Intel docs for a while now,
    > > and obviously Intel is too frigging proud to list the differences
    > > explicitly.
    >>From what I can see from these docs, Intel's "IA-32e" is very very close
    > to the natural combination of P4 with AMD64. No hyperlink stuff, but
    > otherwise the same. The local APIC and performance counters should be
    > exactly as in P4 :-)
    > What about naming? IA-64 is taken, AMD64 is too specific, Intel's
    > "IA-32e" sounds too vague, and I find x86-64 / x86_64 difficult to type.
    > "x64" perhaps?

    You're not planning on inventing new names for existing technology are
    you? That's for the manufacturers to mess up :)

    // Stefan

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