Also get more RAM. In case I will be installing Windows 7, should I choose bit or bit? Also, bit is entirely dependent on your processor. Were we too tied up in the higher end desktop processors and the dual core migration to pay attention to AMD’s brand new budget line? I did this update on an older Dell laptop and Windows 7 detected all but one driver.
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This means you would either have to disabled that security feature which defeats the purpose of using x64 operating system or use the x86 version which allows unsigned drivers to be used.
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Note that Windows 7 will have a many drivers “built in” so you may want to try the install if that is possible and see what happens. Windows 7 is pretty flexible, from what I’ve seen, on the demands aamd hardware.
That being said, let’s see how it competes Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Also get more RAM. In case I will be installing Windows 7, should I choose bit or bit? Even better value then I guess. Email Required, but never shown. I am running Windows XP on it.
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Were we too tied up in the higher end desktop processors and the dual core migration to pay attention to AMD’s brand new budget line? We stopped feeling so bad. Mitch 1 8 Post as a guest Name. So, it was time for an updated comparison, but luckily, the field hadn’t changed much – or had it?
Definitely run the Windows Upgrade Advisor and see what it says. While I don’t disagree with this comment, for most people, what LamarB said holds true.
You can use 32 bit apps on 64 Bit OS but not all will be happy. Also, bit is entirely dependent on your processor. I ran Windows 7 on an 8 year old HP laptop running an early Core processor about 1. Log in Don’t have an account?
However, especially with older video cards, you’ll probably not be able to do an qmd acceleration, so if you want to watch videos even as simple as youtube, the experience will be much worse than in XP where it’ll have the drivers to hand off such stuff to the GPU. The new Sempron also features all of the enhancements that made it into the 90nm Athlon 64 processors – mainly SSE3 support and some enhancements to the mogile controller.
Sign up using Email and Password. If there is a problem with bit version of any software during installation, can I always install bit version of it?
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Since the computer is old its unlikely to have signed x64 drivers for you hardware. You should be able to run windows 7 however you may ssempron to get more RAM if possible. So if you’re simply using this as a word processor or a file server, you’ll probably be OK.
With an on-die memory controller, the Socket Semprons can get away with having relatively small L2 caches, since their main memory access latencies are very low to begin with.
Also, as you are using older hardware you semprpn make sure win 7 has drivers for all of your hardware. In the end, while AMD’s K8 architecture is less dependent on large caches, it is still not impervious to the impact that a small one can have.
Also as noted, unless over 4GB, use 32 Bit. Sign up using Facebook. Should be fine with Windows 7 as long as there are Windows 7 drivers as noted by Lamar B. Had we missed other Sempron reviews since its launch? Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.