DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2011-08
Re: needing help deciding about upgrade to i5
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 5:52 PM, McLone <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> hell Low.
> I'm having a chance to dump my E8400 for a decent price,
> so i need someone with one of those Intel CPUs:
I would recommend i7 instead of using i5, however, if possible e3-12xx
will be nice to have (mainly due to the lacking of ecc support in i7)
> or any of those ending with K (unlocked multiplier)
> to check if CPU supports segmentation in long mode.
> Basically i need to know if it supports 64bit virtualbox guest.
> This can be checked by looking for VMX tag,
> or by running http://goo.gl/zcedL from vmware (win and lin binaries there).
> Intel's site is not crystal clear about that.
> Thank You.
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