[Cialug] Re: Slightly OT: AMD-V enabled laptops

Tim Wilson tim_linux at wilson-home.com
Wed Oct 31 17:56:10 CDT 2007

Ok, I hit send accidentally.  GMail has this nasty bug where if you click to
a different tab, and click back, sometimes you are no longer in the message
box.  I hit space, and it saw it as click send.  Nice.


My question is, does anyone know definitively if the Turion supports AMD-V

On 10/31/07, Tim Wilson <tim_linux at wilson-home.com> wrote:
> I'll probably be getting a new laptop soon, and I figured if I could get
> one that could do virtualization, that would be a plus.  I know Intel has a
> web page set up that identifies which processors have their VT technology.
> But I can't find a similar page for AMD.  Wikipedia says "AMD-V is present
> in all K8 AMD (Athlon 64) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athlon_64>processors from stepping "F" and all newer processors support AMD-V
> technology."  Most AMD based laptops come with the Turion processor.  Since
> I couldn't find anything on AMD's website regarding AMD-V and the Turion, I
> turned to Newegg.  Newegg lists "Virtualization Technology Support" as a no
> for the Turion.
> --
> Tim

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