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Re: Dual Athlon cpu



On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 11:12 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 18:44 +0300, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 10:17 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > > Running dual athlons using the i386 (or 686 depending the package) F9
> > > release (this is an x86_64 system), is there some services that need to
> > > be enabled for them to be maximized in their use?  Things such as
> > > cpuspeed and such need to be on?  In other words (and not that
> > > knowledgeable in this area), can you even tell if it's being used
> > > correctly, and if your just doing small things, such as checking email,
> > > browsing, those type things, is it used then as well, or more for when
> > > doing things like compiling one program, then doing all the other stuff
> > > like normal?
> > > 
> > > Hope I worded my question right LOL
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > 
> > Are you talking about a dual Athlon MP (AMD762MP) or a dual-core
> > Athlon64?
> 
> 
> Athlon 64 X2 (B) 3600+ 1.9 GHz (65W)
>         2000 MT/s (mega transfers/second)
>         Socket AM2
>         
> Dual-Core.
> 
> http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01063553&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=3443509〈=en
> 
> Above should be the specs on the machine.
> 
> Does that info help clarify what I have and asking?
> 
> -- 

In general, things should work more-or-less out of the box.
I'd consider switching to F9/x86_64, especially if you have more than
2GB of memory.

Beyond that... well, nothing that I can think of.

- Gilboa
P.S. I've yet to upgrade from F8 and F9 on my machines. But unless
something went wrong between RC2 and F9-release, you should be safe.




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