Determining Processor Vender

aha aquil.abdullah at
Fri Sep 5 15:07:45 EDT 2008

On Sep 5, 3:00 pm, aha <aquil.abdul... at> wrote:
> Dose anyone know of a cross-platform method for determining the vendor
> of a processor?  Under linux I can check /proc/cpuinfo.  What I'd like
> to be able to do is determine if a processor is AMD or Intel, so that
> I can use the appropriate numerical libraries for my application.
> Regards,
> Aquil

Additionally, I've tried the platform module...platform.processor() on
my 64-bit AMD system, under Linux, returns x86_64.  And under windows
retruns an empty string ''

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