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EM64T

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Isn't EM64T the older (former) name for "Intel 64"? Intel, hesitant to implement a 64-bit x86 in the first place (since they had IA-64, i.e. Itanium), started to go with AMD's x86-64 (released as AMD64) as "IA-32e" (for "Intel Architecture 32-Bit extensions"), then as EM64T ("Extended Memory 64 Technology") and as of 2006 as "Intel 64" (just like AMD64).

Therefore, shouldn't EM64T be changed to Intel 64?

Luttztfz (talk) 08:12, 24 July 2023 (UTC)

See also Project Talk:X86#clarification, that "x86" in this article is actually 32-bit x86.
Luttztfz (talk) 09:04, 24 July 2023 (UTC)
Looks like this issue has been solved, since I don't see any mention of EM64T. Closing.
Glibg10b (talk) 07:21, 1 April 2024 (UTC)
Well, in Project:AMD64's "Project" template, named "AMD64 Development", the description still reads:
"The AMD64 Project is devoted to providing stable, secure and up-to-date releases of Gentoo for the AMD64 and EM64T processor families."
So there's still "EM64T"... Luttztfz (talk) 11:55, 3 April 2024 (UTC)
Ah, for some reason my Ctrl-F didn't catch that. Reopening the issue. Feel free to delete my responses if you want to keep the discussion clean. — glibg10b 12:01, 3 April 2024 (UTC)

Mention that AMD64, x86-64 and x64 are the same

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It should also be made clear to the reader, that alternative terms for AMD64 are x86-64 and x64.

Luttztfz (talk) 09:04, 24 July 2023 (UTC)