x86-64 is a historical instruction set architecture created in 2000. x86-64 (also known as x64, x86_64, AMD64 and Intel 64) is the 64-bit version of the x86 instruction set. It introduces two new modes of operation, 64-bit mode and compatibility mode, along with a new 4-level paging mode. With 64-bit mode and the new paging mode, it supports vastly larger amounts of virtual memory and physical memory than is possible on its 32-bit predecessors, allowing programs to store larger amounts of data in memory. Read more on Wikipedia...
- x86-64 ranks in the top 20% of languages
- the x86-64 wikipedia page
- x86-64 first appeared in 2000
- See also: x86-isa, mips, sparc, ia-32, freebsd, linux, opengl, powerpc, solaris, visual-studio-editor
- I have 23 facts about x86-64. what would you like to know? email me and let me know how I can help.
Last updated October 14th, 2019