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Who claims that 32 bit is simple? I know it can be, but when I was teaching elementary computer architecture (as a software man, seeing architecture from a software man to software students) trying to explain the IA-32 mess has kept me forever away from attempting to learn IA-64. I had lost the architecture battle: I was fighting for MC68030 based *nix workstations (so it is long ago!), but the department head overruled the decision preferred by the majority of the teaching and technical staff, demanding that we go for Intel. In my lectures, I did sneak in some examples from non-Intel architectures, but couldn't give the students exercizes on anything but IA-32.

If Intel did a thorough cleanup with IA-64, it might be far easier to understand. I don't know. IA-32 gave me so many frustrations that I never wanted to touch another IA-whatever architecture.

The only thing that is impressive about IA-32 is how they can make that mess spin around as fast as it does. You would think that interpreting hodgepodge of instruction and addressing formats, the MMS and everything, would take so many clock cycles than any other achitecture could easily beat it. The fact that IA-32 essentially knocked down all competiton proves one thing: The hardware implementation guys at Intel must be super clever. I wouldn't say the same about those guys drawing up the x86 architecture. But that was long ago, of course.
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