[plug] urgent questions about 64bit and hardware...

Kev kdownes at tpg.com.au
Sat Dec 10 13:11:49 WST 2005

Senectus . wrote:
> I've just had my PC cook the CPU for no reason (Barton 2800) and I'm
> now in urgent need of new hardware.
> I'd rather keep my costs low so I'd like to keep my AGP Nvidia 6600GT
> card and IDE hard drives and DVD burner.
> But I've noticed now it's either Intel32 or AMD64 now on the market.
> Seeing as I'm out of the loop on AMD 64 these days does anyone know if
> you can still run Cedega/Wine/crossover office etc on a AMD64 PCU?
> Is there any potential problems with installing x86 32bit Linux on a 64bit CPU??
> I want to purchase this stuff in the next hour or so, so time is of the essence.

No probs at all.

> Also is there any other shops like PLE open this weekend that will
> sell new CPU/Main boards at decent prices? (I love PLE.. but i still
> want a choice)

> Thanks for your help guys..
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Kev Downes
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