LinuxPlanet: How Can Vendors Make 64-bit Computing Attractive?
May 23, 2005, 20:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)
"The hardware inventing has been done. AMD and Intel both have
viable 64-bit architectures. Machines are available in various
server, desktop and notebook configurations. A quick peruse through
the Sunday newspaper inserts show that consumer electronic
retailers stock a huge numbers of HP AMD 64-bit based desktops and
notebooks in any given week.
"The software inventing has been done, too. Linux, in several
flavors has been available for a year or two. Even Windows 64-bit
has finally come onto the scene. I can tell you that Linux on a
high-end 64-bit notebook is fast and a joy to use. I don't know
about Windows, because I probably will never purchase the package