Sunday, September 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Snapchat Introduces 'Spectacles' Camera-equipped Glasses, Changes Company name To Snap
Nvidia GPUs Could Return To Apple Macs
Lenovo Brings Fingerprint Authenticated Payments To Laptops
Report Cites Google, Salesforce Interest For Twitter
Dalian Wanda and Sony Enters Team Up in China Movie Business
Apple Develops Amazon Echo-Style Device
ALD Technology Chosen By Samsung, LG For Flexible OLEDs
TSMC To Use Different Processes And 3D Packages Across Future Design Platforms
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, April 01, 2005
Windows XP 64 available for download


Windows XP 64-bit final version is currently available for download, for all the MSDN subscribers. The retail version is expected to be available in three weeks.

The new Microsoft OS has been extensively delayed reaching gold status, oddly enough, just as Intel is ready with its 64-bit chips. However delayed, the creation of an OS providing a pure 64-bit environment for such processors should have a significant impact on overall performance and should allow new exciting features to kick-in. Most of those will probably begin appearing in the guise of service packs after developers get some experience and a proper feel for the environment.

AMD currently has 64-bit server, desktop and mobile processors available so it covers the full range of options while Intel, back in February announced the 600 series of Pentium 4 Extreme Edition HT 64-bit processors.

The creation of a proper and stable OS is a lengthy process and although AMD must feel bitter for having a product, essentially, handicapped by the delays, the company will have to understand the intricacies involved.

If you haven't heard that much about 64-bit computing yet, make a note as today is the day when it goes mainstream and since all future processors are destined to be 64-bit only, (unlike current backwards compatible ones) prepare to be outdated. Just as a sign of the way things are heading you should bear in mind that all 3 major next-generation consoles will feature 64-bit processors.


Previous
Next
MSI P4N Diamond Motherboard        All News        French TV enters digital age
Japan ruling on Intel yo boost AMD sales     General Computing News      French TV enters digital age

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Unveiled The Nokia 216 Phone
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Fourth Quarter Results
Microsoft Unveils The Stream Business Video Platform
Microsoft Offers New Subscription Options For Windows 10 and Surface for Businesses
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut
Microsoft Hints at New Surface Coming Soon
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
LinkedIn Becomes Part Of Microsoft
Microsoft and Facebook To Link America With Europe Through 6,600 km Long Cable
Microsoft Streamlines its Smartphone Business, Axes Hundrends Of Jobs
Microsoft To Accelerate Delivery of Affordable Internet Access
Microsoft Is Selling Its Feature Phone Business to Foxconn, Nokia Mobiles Return

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .