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Old 03-11-2009, 11:11 AM   #1
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It's a dumb question but-i686/i386/i486?


Here are the specs for my 2 'puters-what are their architectures??
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TOSHIBA PORTEGE 7000CT Specifications
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc
. ("TAIS"shall not be liable for damages of any kind for use of this informationwhich is subject to change
without notice
Copyright 1998 TAIS P7000.doc Rev23 02/07/00 nmm.
Page 1 of 4
FEATURED SKU’s
DESCRIPTION
PAP700U
-T2W5
PII266
12.1”32MB4.3bb HDDModemWindows 95
PAP700U
-T2N4
PII266
12.1”32MB4.3bb HDDModemWindows NT Workstation 4.0
PROCESSOR 
(All models)
Intel Mobile Pentium II (As Listed: See Featured SKU’s)
Available Processor speeds
266MHz 
(1.7v/1.8v/3.3v)
Future option (when available)
300MHz (1.6v/1.8v/3.3v)
Integrated Coprocessor
Yes
Processor Cache 
(L1Capacity
32KB
: (16KB code16KB data)
LEVEL 2 (L2CACHE
Yes
512KB Integrated into CPU
Data Memory Type
2Mbit Pipelined Burst Synchronous SRAM 
(3.3V)
Access Time
8 ns
Data Bus Width
/Address Bus Width
64
-Bit/32-bit
Front Side Bus Speed
66 Mhz
SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE 
(All models)
Chipset
Connecting Devices
:
PCI (V.2.1Bus: (32-bit33 MHz)
Intel 440BX
Graphics
PC CardExpansion BusModem DSPHDD
CD
-ROM option
ISA Bus
: (8-bit8mhz)
N/A
BIOS
KBCFDDSound chip
MEMORY
64Mbit SDRAM3.3V (All models)
StandardMaximum
32 MB
/160 MB
Speed
66MHz w
Hyper Page mode support
Data Bus Width
/Address Bus Width
64
-bit/32-bit
Front Side Bus Speed
66 MHz
BIOS 
(4Mbit FLASH EPROM100ns,5.0V)
Yes512KB
Supported standards
APM
(1.2); PnP(1.0a); VESA(2.0); DDC2BDPMSPCI BIOS;
DMI(2.0); ACPI(1.0)
DISPLAY (All models)
Type
12.1” Diagonal TFT Active Matrix Color
800 x 600
Dot Pitch
0.30mm x .30mm
Contrast Ratio
100
:(Min)
VIDEO (All models)
MemoryEDO-DRAM
2MB 
(integrated into Controller chip)
Speed
50ns w
Hyper Page mode support
Controller Chip
NeoMagic 
(2160w/128-bit Data Bus Width
PCI Bus Architecture w
/burst mode
Yes
32-bit33 MHz
Graphics Accelerator
:
Yes
2D Graphics support
BiTBLT
H/W Cursor
Digital Video Accelerator
:
Yes
YUV
-to-RGB color space conversion
Yes
TV Encoder support 
(NTSC/PAL)
YesRequires CD Network Dock (Part# PA2723U)
INTERNAL SUPPORT (All models)
Full screen
800 x 600 x 16.7M colors
Smaller Image
640 x 480 x 16.7M colors 
(Full screen using Stretch mode utility)
Virtual Image
1024 x 768 x 64K colors
EXTERNAL SUPPORT 
(All models)
VertRefresh Rate (Non-Interlaced)
Colors
External Mode
/Simultaneous Mode
640 x 480
16.7M colors
85Hz
/60Hz
800 x 600
16.7M colors
85Hz
/60Hz
1024 x 768
64K colors
75Hz
/60Hz (Interace
And the Desktop PC
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Product Features

    
AMD Athlon 64 3300Processor 2.40GHz with up to 1600MHz system bus
    
512MB PC3300 DDR upgradeable to 2GB (2 DIMM Slots1 available)
    * 
SIS Mirage-2 Graphics uses 128MB shared memory
    
Up to 56K dial-up modem with RJ11 port RJ45 10/100 Ethernet for Network or broadband web access
    
Integrated audio

Processor
Memory, and Motherboard

    
Hardware PlatformPC
    
Processor2.4 GHz AMD Athlon
    
System Bus Speed1600 MHz
    
Number of Processors1
    
RAM512 MB
    
RAM TypeDDR SDRAM
    
L2 Cache256 KB
    
Memory Slots2

Operating System 
and Software

    
Operating SystemWindows XP Home Edition
    
Bundled SoftwareHP Image Zone PlusMicrosoft WorksQuicken New User Edition 2004Norton Antivirus 2005 (with 60-day LiveUpdate subscription) and Personal Firewall 2003Adobe Acrobat ReaderEncarta Encyclopedia 2004 Standard EditionRecordNow 7.2 (for burning CDs), WinDVD SE 5.0 (for DVD playback), InterVideo WinDVD CreatorSonic RecordNowApple iTunesMicrosoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0Microsoft Money Standard 2005:

Hard Drive

    
Size160 GB
    
ManufacturerNone
    
TypeIDE

Ports 
and Connectivity

    
ModemFax modem

Cases 
and Expandability

    
* Case TypeTower 
Thanks for the help!
 
Old 03-11-2009, 11:55 AM   #2
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i686 and x86_64

check this

They are backwards compatible, so you can run something designed/compiled for i386 on a i686. Same goes for running i686 on a 64-bit system.
 
Old 03-11-2009, 12:12 PM   #3
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back in the day it was the type of CPU you had
8086 evolved to 286 -> 386 -> 486
after 486 they stopped and moved to 'pentium' P1 -> P2 -> P3 -> P4
now it is just x86 or 686 would be a continuation of the steps had they not stopped
so a P1 would be a 586 P2 a 686 etc...
 
  


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