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Old 08-27-2005, 09:16 PM   #1
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I need to kow about my type of processor can someone help me

What does it means i386, i486, i586, i686?

I have an Intel Celeron processor and i want to know what type is it of the above.
Old 08-27-2005, 09:19 PM   #2
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You can actually use any of them..

This is asked all the time, you should really try searching. I don't mean to just point you to a search but if you've been here long enough, you've probably seen this same type of question literally a thousand times..
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The higher the number the better, anything Pentium Pro and above (including your Celeron) is i686. 64 bit CPUs are x86_64 or ia64, depending on the chip type. Then you get into Sparcs and the others but who really cares about them I'm not lucky enough to own one.


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