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Old 02-02-2002, 06:24 PM   #1
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Architecture


I know this may sound like a dumb question, but how do I find out if my machine is a i386, i686, or whatever? It a HP 6746c with a 733 processor.
 
Old 02-02-2002, 06:42 PM   #2
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i'd say anything running at 733Mhz is gonna be an i686, use uname -a to show what it is.
 
Old 02-02-2002, 07:08 PM   #3
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Here is a list i made and should cover everything. Not positive though.

i386 SX --- i386 doh!
i486/486DX2 -- i486
Pentuim/MXX/Pro and AMD Compatible (K5) -- i586
Pentuim 2/3/4 & AMD Athlon series -- i686

Looks like the i686 architecture lasted for a while..can't wait for the 64BIT Hammers to come out...
 
Old 02-03-2002, 09:32 AM   #4
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Durons fall under i686 correct?
 
Old 02-03-2002, 01:45 PM   #5
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Yes, Durons are basically slimmed down versions of the T-Bird (less cache, 100Mhz FSB).
 
Old 02-04-2002, 04:13 PM   #6
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Originally posted by therion12
Here is a list i made and should cover everything. Not positive though.

i386 SX --- i386 doh!
i486/486DX2 -- i486
Pentuim/MXX/Pro and AMD Compatible (K5) -- i586
Pentuim 2/3/4 & AMD Athlon series -- i686

Looks like the i686 architecture lasted for a while..can't wait for the 64BIT Hammers to come out...
I agree about the Hammers... if we can afford them. One problem with that chart though, the Pentium Pro is an i686 chip... I've got 5 of them speread out around the apartment.

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