Breakfast with Intel Manuals (1st)

I’ve decided to spend a few hours every week reading and / or re-reading various Intel 64 and IA-32 Architectures manuals to keep myself informed in differences between x64 and x86, revive Asmpedia and perhaps even apply gained insights to memory dump analysis. Today I read 2.1 - 2.2.5 sections from Volume 1 and here’s a rough picture of processor families that I assembled after reading:


Most of these models and their hardware architecture are discussed in this popular book that I read more than a year ago and still recommend without hesitation:

Inside the Machine 

- Dmitry Vostokov @ -

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