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Created On: 07/16/2004 03:25 PM
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 07/16/2004 03:25 PM
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peenuts220
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when xp sp-2 comes out in august is it true that it will take advantage of 64 bit architecture? Does this mean that my computer will run faster and so will the programs? ( i got an 64 3000+) its confusing anyone know?

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 07/16/2004 03:27 PM
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QUOTE (peenuts220 @ Jul 16 2004, 11:25 AM) when xp sp-2 comes out in august is it true that it will take advantage of 64 bit architecture? Does this mean that my computer will run faster and so will the programs? ( i got an 64 3000+) its confusing anyone know?
The only benefit that i know of for AMD 64 users, is that it will enable something in the processor to safeguard against viruses.

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