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SubjectRe: Microsoft is planning Windows 8 to be 128-bit
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Hi,

> On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 19:20 -0400, Bryan Donlan wrote:
> > The CPU architecture would have to exist first (it doesn't)
>
> And here I was going to ask Fred to send me such a machine so that I
> could port Linux for him ;-)

I think, what was meant here is the 128-bit (sse) and 256-bit (avx) vector
extentions of current and future processors. So if you want to run a small
kernel on your graphics card and/or on some vector units inside the main cpu,
128 and 256 bit registers are required.

Egon


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