- Countdown to pervasive 64-bit computing
AMD are getting all revved up with the official launch of Microsoft's 64-bit operating systems just around the corner, and as such they have expressed their values and enthusiasm towards the transition from 32 to 64 bit computing in the form of an e-mail today. It's a very well constructed piece which would undoubtedly be quite an interesting and informative read for many of you i'm sure.
Grab the DOC file containing the full writeup here.
Expect similar articles from AMD in the near future with regards to the exciting 64-bit evolution.
We at AMD are counting down the days until Microsoft launches its new line of 64-bit operating systems for power users at WinHEC, on April 25, 2005. This is an historic day for the industry, and especially for us.
We've been shipping 64-bit processors since 2003. These processors are installed in millions of PCs, workstations and servers around the world. They have received more than 80 awards worldwide for innovation and performance. And they have won the support of more than 2,000 OEMs, hardware and software developers, system builders and distributors. But until now, only the server market had operating systems capable of fully showcasing the knockout power and performance of these processors.
The introduction of Microsoft's new Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows XP Pro x64 Edition operating systems marks the beginning of a new chapter in the technology industry - the era of pervasive, mainstream 64-bit computing. The combination of AMD64 technology and Microsoft x64 operating systems will enable millions of PC users to finally have a chance to experience the power of 64-bit technology.