okay, brace yourselves. A few months ago, as some of you might recall, I got a new CPU; the shiny new AMD Athlon 64 3200. Just today, I read the greatest headline;
Microsoft Launches Beta for Windows® XP 64-Bit Edition. AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor Compatible
This is totally great. I am looking into it right now, but I am just giddy! I’m looking into trying the free 360 day trial(okay, that’s like a year.) right now.
Windows® XP 64-Bit Edition is designed to address the most demanding needs of technical workstation users who require large amounts of memory and floating point performance in areas such as mechanical design and analysis, digital content creation and scientific and high-performance computing applications. Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems is only compatible with AMD Opteron™– and AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-based computers.