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Comment Re:x86, why can't you just die? (Score 1) 487

Yes, we complained about backwards compatibility. Then intel came out and did a fucking horrible implemtnation of hp's work (ia53 simply being parisc 3.0). That said, amd has an exceptionally well implemented core and a fairly sane extension of x86. and they /have/ dropped a lot of cruft. Go learn about x86-64.

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