How to Detect 64-bit Sempron CPUs

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 21 2005 @ 03:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HardwareSecrets today learn us how to detect if your socket 754 Sempron CPU has the AMD 64-bit instruction set (x86-64) or not.

AMD’s Sempron processor can be found in two different socket types: 462 and 754 (these numbers refer to the kind of motherboard necessary to install the processor). Socket 462 is the same socket type used by Athlon XP and Duron processors, while socket 754 is the same used by Athlon 64 processors (there are Athlon 64 models that use a different kind of socket, called 939).. Read on over here.


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