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64-bit development

Discussion in 'AMD Thunderbird' started by goblin, Jan 8, 2004.

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    goblin Guest

    I'm wanting to get a 64-bit system for development and probably will go
    with the FX. Everywhere I look all I see are comparisons to 32-bit CPUs
    and software. Can someone point me to 64-bit samples?

    Is there a version of .NET that runs at 64-bits?

    Price is not too critical. Am I better off with the FX or a dual Opteron?

    Any help where I can find real 64-bit info would be helpful.
    goblin, Jan 8, 2004
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    Student Guest

    This may answer some of your questions...
    Student, Jan 8, 2004
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    Wes Newell Guest

    You can download and run 64bit Linux and apps now.
    Not in the MS world.
    I don't know where MS stands on smp, but linux supports it now.

    search x86_64.
    Wes Newell, Jan 9, 2004
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    stacey Guest

    Why would you want .NET in any form?
    stacey, Jan 10, 2004
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    goblin Guest

    Have you messed with it? I've not seen a nicer programming environment
    ever. It is being ported to linux.
    goblin, Feb 12, 2004
  6. I don't think there is a 64 bit version of .Net at this time... however, you
    can get an AMD Opteron and run a 32 bit version of Windows on it now and
    upgrade when the dev environment you want arrives.
    Jared Richardson, Feb 13, 2004
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    goblin Guest

    I know there's a 64bit commandline compiler in VS .NET 2003 but I don't
    think it supports the clr runtime yet. Even when it does, M$ seems to
    imply that all 64bit development should be done in the 32bit
    environment. I'm sure that will change in the future after XP-64 is
    finalized. I also plan to develop on linux64. I'm not someone that
    chooses one over the other. Both are fun and .NET should bring them
    closer together. It's also the most practical way to get C# onto linux.

    I'm waiting for the FX-53 before I empty my bank account <G>
    goblin, Feb 13, 2004
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