"Since publishing our Linux review of the AMD Phenom 9500 on the
Spider platform a month ago, we have continued in our investigation
of this first AMD desktop quad-core processor that has been very
problematic with Ubuntu 7.10 Linux. Fortunately though this support
isn't stagnate and a better picture is painted when using the
latest development builds of Ubuntu 8.04 'Hardy Heron' with the
Linux 2.6.24 kernel. Per reader requests, we have carried out
additional benchmarks of the Phenom 9500 to compare its 32-bit and
64-bit Linux performance..."
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