athlon x2 and current software

Discussion in 'Tracking / Mixing / Editing' started by bean438, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. bean438

    bean438 Guest

    How will upgrading to an x2 impact our DAW's?
    Will it be the same as the athlon 64, i.e. "transparent" to your software, but everything runs better?
    Or will your software see it as 2 cpu's, and possibly cause some grief, if your software/hardware/drivers are not "dual" cpu compatable?
    I remember the intel hyperthreading causing some problems. Kinda the same thing.
    AMD claims on their web site that the x2 chips will be transparent to your system, and all will be well.
    But say what they will, they are in the business of selling chips.
     
  2. anonymous

    anonymous Guests

    completely transparent.

    you will have to reinstall windows, bear in mind some apps are not mutlithreaded and therfore will not take full advantaqe.

    however windows is and will stil load balance

    Scott
    ADK
     

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