I noticed those terms x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings.
But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best to elaborate my confusion, though you might understand it. The main obstacle ahead is I cannot organize my mind on the mainline behind those terms.
- Is there any difference between term
- What is the relation between
OS bit(32-bit Windows or 64-bit Windows) and
x86 bit(32-bit processor, not sure yet)?
- The architecture (or processor) mentioned above are all designed by Intel? Is it just a open standard that manufacturers (
I have searched the Internet, especially the wikipedia, but the more I read the articles there, the more I'm confused.