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Date:      Fri, 31 Aug 2007 07:38:52 +0200 (CEST)
From:      =?iso-8859-1?Q?Bj=F6rn_K=F6nig?= <bkoenig@cs.tu-berlin.de>
To:        "JoaoBR" <joao@matik.com.br>
Cc:        Roman Divacky <rdivacky@freebsd.org>, freebsd-current@freebsd.org, bkoenig@cs.tu-berlin.de, pluknet <pluknet@gmail.com>, current@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Adding k9 and k10 to bsd.cpu.mk
Message-ID:  <53349.192.168.1.2.1188538732.squirrel@webmail.alpha-tierchen.de>
In-Reply-To: <200708300859.13098.joao@matik.com.br>
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JoaoBR wrote:

> but athlon64-x2 for S940 and athlon64-am2 for sse3 capable cpus would be
> kind of understandable for all
> [...]
> venice as said in another mail is not clear for all people and certainly it
> does not appear on the box or elsewhere

I think the names "athlon64-x2" and "athlon64-am2" would be most confusing
and ambiguous, because the socket has nothing to do with the feature set
of the CPU. Athlon64 X2 CPUs are not only available for socket 940, but
also for AM2 and 939. There are SSE3 CPUs that fit into 940, AM2 and 939.

Björn





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