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Windows 7: CPU for 64 bit windows 7

24 Aug 2011   #1

windows ultimate x 32
CPU for 64 bit windows 7

I have a intel pentium D 3ghz cpu & also an Intel celeron D 2.8 ghz need to know if both will work on a 64 bit windows install & if not which one will

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24 Aug 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

There are models for each that support 64bit.
Pretty sure you are okay with the pentium d I think almost all of them are x64.
The Celeron d is a bit trickier though, as there are two sets of chips labeled as celeron d and one does not support 64 bit instructions.
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24 Aug 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Here's a little 114Kb utility that will tell you that on your PC. GRC*|*SecurAble: Determine Processor Security Features*|** Of course it works only on a running computer.
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25 Aug 2011   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


Visit the motherboard manufacturer's website.
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