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3.2. Which Architecture Is My Computer?

Releases are separated by architecture, or type of computer processor. Use the following table to determine the architecture of your computer according to the type of processor. Consult your manufacturer's documentation for details on the processor if necessary.

Processor and Architecture Types
Processor Manufacturer and Model Architecture Type for Fedora
Intel (except Core 2 Duo, Centrino Core 2 Duo, or Xeon), AMD (except 64 or x2 dual-core), VIA C4, Apple MacBook Pro i386
Intel Core 2 Duo, Centrino Core 2 Duo, and Xeon; AMD Athlon64/x2, Sempron64/x2, Duron64 x86_64
Apple Macintosh G3, G4, G5, PowerBook, and other non-Intel models ppc
[Tip] i386 Works for Most Windows Compatible Computers

If you are unsure what type of processor your computer has, and you are not using an Apple Macintosh, choose i386.


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