AnandTech: AMD and Linux: Reaching for the 64-bit Trophy
Jul 12, 2004, 15:15 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristopher Kubicki)
[ Thanks to rjw for
this link. ]
"Without a viable 64-bit Windows solution available today,
enthusiasts and neophytes alike are looking to Linux for new
opportunities. Is Linux mature enough to take advantage of the same
technology released to the public only months ago? The answers are
more complicated than many of us originally thought, particularly
considering the competition.
"To get a well-rounded breakdown of where Linux is going, and
where it trumps (or fails against) Windows, we took the two largest
64-bit Linux distributions, their 32-bit counterparts, and the
Windows XP 64-bit public beta for a test drive..."