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The difference between 64 and 32 bit processors
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/27/2005 | General Articles | Rating:
The difference between 64 and 32 bit processors

In the future, the battle between 64 bit vs 32 bit processors will inevitably yield the 64 bit processor as the victor, but this transition is going to take some time.

First, Iíll talk about the pure mathematics and structure of the processors that are involved here. Iíll keep this part short and sweet.  


A bit is short for ďbinary digit.Ē It is basically how a computer stores and makes references to data, memory, etc. A bit can have a value of 1 or 0, thatís it. So binary code is streams of 1ís and 0ís, such as this random sequence 100100100111. These bits are also how your processor does calculations. By using 32 bits your processor can represent numbers from 0 to 4,294,967,295 while a 64-bit machine can represent numbers from 0 to 18,446,744,073,709,551,615. Obviously this means your computer can do math with larger numbers, and be more efficient with smaller numbers.

Now see, that description wasnít too bad, but the question is how does this affect you, the average PC owner? The largest benefit will go to academic institutions and private companies, where large calculations are being performed, huge databases are being accessed, and complex problems are being solved.

Everyone that doesnít fall into that category will see some benefit of using 64 bit processors over 32 bit processors, but not much in todayís marketplace. The AMD Athlon 64-bit processor is completely backward compatible, meaning you can currently use it with 32-bit operating systems and software programs. You will see some benefits by using this setup, but because the programs werenít written to take advantage of the extra power, they wonít use much of it.

The true benefits of this set up donít come from the amount of bits, but by the improved structure of the 64 bit vs 32 bit processor's older structure. A 64-bit processor is made with more advanced silicon processes, have more transistors, and faster speeds. This is currently where the true benefit of switching to a 64-bit processor lays.

As for 64-bit operating systems and software, many are in the works, but nothing is in final version. Microsoft has released a beta version of Windows XP that takes advantage of the 64 bit technology, but there are still issues. The problem is when you run 32-bit software programs in the environment of a 64-bit operating system. Many programs wonít work properly, such as Adobe Acrobat and Windows Media Player, for example. Another issue is RAM. You really need about 4 GB of RAM to take full advantage of the capabilities offered by a 64-bit processor, while most PC owners have less than 1 GB under their computerís hood.

So, the question now is should you buy a 64 bit processor now, or wait?

Disadvantages:

Youíre currently not able to take full advantage of the technology because the software vendors havenít made the switch from 32-bit to 64-bit processors.


Most AMD Athlon 64 bit processors are expensive, with prices sure to go down in the future.

Advantages:

Better performance out of a 32-bit operating system.


Probably the last processor youíll have to buy for many years to come.


Youíll be the talk of all your friends!
As you can see, a sound argument can be made for both cases. Youíll have to determine if the differences will benefit your situation and computing future. Iíll leave the ultimate decision up to you.

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    su*ks, sorry- just the truth *tear*
     
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and useful advices, thanx
     
  • Comment #3 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I've been wondering about the advantages and disadvanges and what I have summized from what you said is exactly what I thought. Wait a little while until everyone has caught up with the technology before spending that much money on a 64-bit processor. P. S. Can't wait for Longhorn.
     
  • Comment #4 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear presentation of evidence...informative.... Just like to point out that there are many ways of improving on computers. OS, RAM, hard drive, etc. If you want to improve on a pc, get ram, do some cleaning up, and/or such. Beefing up established and (at least somewhat) complete hardware is better than getting half-baked, rushed materials.
     
  • Comment #5 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I thought you made it very clear Bishop W R Pate
     
  • Comment #6 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is good to know all about this coming 64 bit processor.. Thanks for informing us regarding the adv and disadv. Himanshu
     
  • Comment #7 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative and explained in an easy to understand manner.
     
  • Comment #8 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Too general and lacks any useful information.
     
  • Comment #9 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its good to get an open view and description. Probably more examples could have made more impact. I do not understand as to why a 64 bit would need a 4 GB RAM?
     
  • Comment #10 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    plain and simple
     
  • Comment #11 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short article with good information.
     
  • Comment #12 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article explained the question in a contrast that is "second to nature" and was not like a sales person trying to explain the scientific sides (technical jargon) of a product to make it look better. And it compared both the advantages and disadvantages in a simple form so the user could decide what is best.
     
  • Comment #13 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you explained to me what the difference is
     
  • Comment #14 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand
     
  • Comment #15 (Posted by ravishekhar)
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    easy to understand. everything in short
     
  • Comment #16 (Posted by channelspace)
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    Nice effort; thank you.
     
  • Comment #17 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Really good explanation, my doubts are gone... THANKS!
     
  • Comment #18 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Plan talk easily understood.
     
  • Comment #19 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very clear
     
  • Comment #20 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Told me what I needed to know on a VERY basic level. Would have liked a bit more in depth info. but thanks! :)
     
  • Comment #21 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thnx alot i learnt wat i wanted,very helpful
     
  • Comment #22 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple explanation
     
  • Comment #23 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great know that i bought right now:)
     
  • Comment #24 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The information is valuable, clear and concise to the point specially when one is not so knowledgeable in the differences. Thanks
     
  • Comment #25 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    "The problem is when you run 32-bit software programs in the environment of a 64-bit operating system. Many programs wonít work properly, such as Adobe Acrobat and Windows Media Player, for example." -- can u explaint it why? and u say that "really need about 4 GB of RAM to take full advantage of the capabilities offered by a 64-bit processor, while most PC owners have less than 1 GB under their computerís hood. " --- i didn't undrstand
     
  • Comment #26 (Posted by Rob)
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    Wow, this article is full of generalities and inaccuracies. It seems like it was thrown together with little or no research. "Obviously this means your computer can do math with larger numbers, and be more efficient with smaller numbers." How does that make it more efficient with smaller numbers? "The true benefits of this set up donít come from the amount of bits, but by the improved structure of the 64 bit vs 32 bit processor's older structure." What does this have to do with being 64-bit? The new AMD processors may have a better "structure", but you can remove the 64-bit extensions and it will perform the same (see the high-end semprons which are just that). The performance in 32-bit applications comes from a newer, more advanced core and NOT anything to do with the 64-bit extensions. "You really need about 4 GB of RAM to take full advantage of the capabilities offered by a 64-bit processor," where are you getting this from? Just because you can now access memory addresses that are larger than 32-bits, doesn't mean that your performance is limited until you do so. "Probably the last processor youíll have to buy for many years to come." It is silly to make that assumption about ANY processor. -Rob
     
  • Comment #27 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I like it easy clear cristle to understand. Thanks
     
  • Comment #28 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Usually when I read articles about the latest 64-bit processors, it's usually by someone who believes that Intel is the the ultimate, and bad things will happpen to you if you buy a AMD of any kind. Let's face it, while Intel is "trying" to get a consumer model (priced) 64-bit CPU made, AMD is wiping them off the map. Sure, go ahead and debate wether you want to buy now or not, but AMD prices are and will always be lower than Intel. I bought a AMD 64 3500+ and GA K8NS-Ultra 939 MB with DDR400 Mushkin ram and for a chip that supposed to be 2.2 GHZ, it runs at 2288.10 without overclocking and out-benchmarks a P4 3.4GHZ easily. I'm researching for a new laptop now, and won't even consider a Notebook without a 64 bit cpu and a FSB less than 1600 mhz. Notebook manufacturers smart enough to get a jump on this will certainly have me looking at their product. AMD is the only game in this market right now. Microsoft is making a 64 bit edition of both XP and Win 2003 server. Instead of making your present laptop obsolete, you'll have a laptop or desktop ready for the next generation of software. I could also careless about the debates if 32 bit programs run any faster or not. Take it from me, they do! Salesmen try to sell me on Intel Centrino 3.4 cpu notebooks and I walk right past them, not even worth my time or money.
     
  • Comment #29 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just what i needed to know about 64-bit vs 32-bit processors.
     
  • Comment #30 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It full fil the requred info between 32 an 64 bit
     
  • Comment #31 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Best I have read so far!!
     
  • Comment #32 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was easy to understand.... G07 L007 !!
     
  • Comment #33 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I understood clearly
     
  • Comment #34 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained the topic with knowledgeable information, without the technical mumbo jumbo... After reading this article I now understand it very clearly.
     
  • Comment #35 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I need to be able in a understandable language,as to explain to my customers.
     
  • Comment #36 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    So much information - i think its about time microsoft and INTEL caught up with AMD! even though im amd all the way!!!!
     
  • Comment #37 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    extremaely helpful, informative article. pity he couldn't spell maths!
     
  • Comment #38 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article is too general meaning that changing evey occurrence of 64 to 32, 32 to 16, etc. and you will get an article from year 1985 or so. Better read xm177e2-ga's comment to the question found from http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=514147 PS. this article does not compare the differences between 32 and 64 bit architectures
     
  • Comment #39 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it diddn't tell me what i needed to know!
     
  • Comment #40 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very clear explaination of the article and a good comparison of the 32 and 64 bits.many peoples are not aware of it.this article has some points and crucial information about the 32 bits and 64 bits.very useful information for many people. e.g.- IT students and other peoples. I would rate the article a "very good" ; elaboration of information is simple and easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #41 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was very easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #42 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article is excellent for the newbies to the computing world and to the average computer user at home. The article predominantly talked about Windows adopting 64 bit environment but what about other operating systems such as Linux (GNU/Linux) which have already made their presence felt in the 64 bit arena. Over all, this article has given a clear introduction about what 64 and 32 bit processors and their differences.
     
  • Comment #43 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    clear simple language,just told what I was looking for
     
  • Comment #44 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explanation is good.Even a non-technical guys can understand the diference b/w these two processors. Should have given the exact answer from author's perspective for the question "the question now is should you buy a 64 bit processor now, or wait?" , in addition to listing adv/Dis advantagges.Overall very good article.
     
  • Comment #45 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I was drunk!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  • Comment #46 (Posted by Gops)
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    Good information
     
  • Comment #47 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i knew useful aspects 4m this article....thank u.
     
  • Comment #48 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great!!!
     
  • Comment #49 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    hai guys recently i bought a computer with gigabyte motherboard and the most spoken 64 bit AMD athlon processor. the reason why i am posting this comment is it shows only 1.8GHz where as it should actually show 2.8GHz speed. Can any one explain why it show like these??? please reply me at hatmusi@gmail.com
     
  • Comment #50 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    GooD
     
  • Comment #51 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Inaccurate and incomplete information.
     
  • Comment #52 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have been looking for an explanation like this for non-techies.
     
  • Comment #53 (Posted by Nancy)
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    I got the answer I was looking for on this subject matter. I've already been on many sites and, although they offer a lot of information, they are too technical for me.
     
  • Comment #54 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nothing interesting any child can say these words abt this topic.
     
  • Comment #55 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I've been actually looking for this kind of comparison for a long time...
     
  • Comment #56 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    2 tha point =)
     
  • Comment #57 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanx dude it was awesome
     
  • Comment #58 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I can understand it. And it didn't make my head hurt
     
  • Comment #59 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    last 1 hour i was searching for this anser but u"r website is gave me ans clean
     
  • Comment #60 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The auther used simple laymens terms when explaning the differences between 64 and 32 bit processors.
     
  • Comment #61 (Posted by Animesh Biswas)
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    I will buy a high end notebook within few days. And I decided that I will take centrino. Now I am affraid. Because I want to use that notebook atleast 5 years. Please advise me what should I do?
     
  • Comment #62 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained it all in very simple and easy to understand language
     
  • Comment #63 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its clear
     
  • Comment #64 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Quick and painless way to explain the mathematics about a 64-Bit processor. However, purchasing a computer with a 64-Bit processor today has additional advantages and disadvantages. For example, a disadvantage is that - Moore's Law - Computing power doubles every 18 months, therefore by the time the software vendors migrate from 32-bit to 64-bit the computing power for utilizing that software will be larger (and you're new processor will be obsolete).
     
  • Comment #65 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice terms for Non Geek to understand current value for home computer
     
  • Comment #66 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just one question: The actual motherboard can work with 64 bit processor? Congratulations. Your page is very clear still for non english speakers like me...
     
  • Comment #67 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its good. giving basic idea of 64 bit system.
     
  • Comment #68 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Pretty good info!!
     
  • Comment #69 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this is exactly what i was looking for, thanks a lot
     
  • Comment #70 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the best explanation so far.
     
  • Comment #71 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you must provide a table of comparison
     
  • Comment #72 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The explanation provided above is totally appropriate in layman terms and a confused buyer can get the picture from this article, before diving into a wrong investment
     
  • Comment #73 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    We should all just go out and buy a 64 bit processor and make the software industry conform to out demands.
     
  • Comment #74 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very good. Keep it up.
     
  • Comment #75 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good....
     
  • Comment #76 (Posted by E-double)
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    In response to # 48. You might have to change a jumper setting on the MB in order to get the correct ready of 2.8 ghz. Check your manual.
     
  • Comment #77 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative foundation of an topic that has many varyables.
     
  • Comment #78 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    those fucking popups ... nice article though
     
  • Comment #79 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A bit too basic, and not enough science explained, just simple and very personal-interpretation oriented. Conclusively, an article of which its attraction will be from novice users
     
  • Comment #80 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very well explained. You don't need to know much about computers to get what they are saying.
     
  • Comment #81 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained simply and brilliantly. Thank you!!!!!
     
  • Comment #82 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i had no clue what the differance was other that its doubled, thanks for lettin me know more!
     
  • Comment #83 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cool article! thanks a lot! notice how 4,294,967,295 is 2 to the power of 32, while 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 is 2 to the power of 64
     
  • Comment #84 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    On the issue of cost, 64 bit AMD cpus (Semprons)aren't any more expensive than the 32 bit semprons (see http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=250178). This makes the issue more confussing as it is no longer an issue of cost vs future proofing but one of compatibility with legacy hardware and software-a much stickier matter. K E Fife
     
  • Comment #85 (Posted by samsonsand)
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    Now I'm even more glad I switched to this AMD64. Thanks !!!
     
  • Comment #86 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very informative, thanks. cleared it up well.
     
  • Comment #87 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    clear-concice-well done
     
  • Comment #88 (Posted by LaMont)
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    A couple of bogus facts...
     
  • Comment #89 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because as i am the student of MCA 1st i do not know the details about this & u give me this info
     
  • Comment #90 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short and explicatory
     
  • Comment #91 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The article was perfect! it was so informative with your so simple words. This is so easy to understand. This helped me so much with my science project, that i think it deserves a -1 and that it was very helpful. PS this article was so helpful!(everything that i wrote was sarcastic)coughcoughsucks!!!coughcough
     
  • Comment #92 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i agree with comment #1 i think it sucks. no sympathy at all.just plain old sucks.
     
  • Comment #93 (Posted by AVERYBADESSAY)
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    was crap
     
  • Comment #94 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    sucks no info
     
  • Comment #95 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simply the BEST. Thank U :-)
     
  • Comment #96 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I really did not know anything about the 32 vs 64 bit processor, and this article did give me more of an idea.... especially when buying a new computer.
     
  • Comment #97 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good information
     
  • Comment #98 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    why 64 bit require 4gb ram and is it support 32bit operating system
     
  • Comment #99 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice simple explanation whch tells you waht you realy need to know
     
  • Comment #100 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    so that u give a shit about me
     
  • Comment #101 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the article is of course, excellent. it helps a newcomer in the field of IT to get the point.
     
  • Comment #102 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I DID NOT KNOW THAT THE 64 BIT REQUIRED 4GIG TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THE 64 BIT PROCESSOR.
     
  • Comment #103 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A great work...i like it..
     
  • Comment #104 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this is nice
     
  • Comment #105 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simplistically elaborated!
     
  • Comment #106 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short but very understandable!!!!!!!!
     
  • Comment #107 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    if you would have given the more in depth analisys then that would have been good.
     
  • Comment #108 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A Very good explanation for computer illiterates
     
  • Comment #109 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    that was so awesome dude . .nice details about all .. congrats--> pretty easy to know what really needs today.. .64 bit technologyīll be the next awesome procs tech . . nice . .
     
  • Comment #110 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice one abit clearer now!!
     
  • Comment #111 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The author explained the concept simply and concisely. Thanks
     
  • Comment #112 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good information atleast you can understand the meaning of 64 bit processor -- Srini
     
  • Comment #113 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Answered exactly what I needed to know. Keep up the good work
     
  • Comment #114 (Posted by hatmusi)
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    hai could anyone please tell me, i open winamp listen to music and then i open chicken invaders but it is not opening. why is that? i have to restart my computer. some of my friends told me to format i did but still the same. what will be reason for this? could anyone please tell me. i have gigabyte K8 motherboard, Athlon 64 64 bit processor 2800.
     
  • Comment #115 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its wonderful to know about the 64-bit. its simple and very useful. Thanx
     
  • Comment #116 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Generally makes the right suggestion, but brings up some misleading reasons.
     
  • Comment #117 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank god i didnīt buy the 64 bit processor. And thank you for let me know the good choice i made. :)
     
  • Comment #118 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great!... it cleared my doubts about processor vs. OS
     
  • Comment #119 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great . .Thanks ! ..
     
  • Comment #120 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just a quick check on the math there "be more efficient with smaller numbers" doesn't work. If you were say ANDING two integers, then you may see an even performance break with a wider bitwidth, but if you were ADDING two numbers, then the extension would cause the addition to take at the very very minimum twice as long because you must perfore a carry accross all 64 bits. Sorry about the rate down, it just doesn't seem right to misinform, even accidentlly, and anyways, I know I've been corrected more times in my life to count... Probably gonna have this corrected by "wtf is tht, jzz trin to hlp ppl?!?!"
     
  • Comment #121 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    utter wank
     
  • Comment #122 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good article thanks. Gives it straight and not too complicated. However, I can't find a date anywhere, when was this article posted? Is it still relevant? I'll have to go elsewhere to find out...
     
  • Comment #123 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    awesome, provides good information.
     
  • Comment #124 (Posted by tim)
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    crap
     
  • Comment #125 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Obviously the author is good in computers. Or in computer terms description. ie anyways he is a good writer. But I think the description is too simple and the differences listed doesn't amount to much. Still he's good. 3/5
     
  • Comment #126 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good. gives basic info.
     
  • Comment #127 (Posted by Major AJ)
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    With the comments some of this has had, kinda makes you wonder exactly what the hell people were reading, or whether they were blind at the time. Came to find out about 64-bit processors, and leaving more confused, than when i walked in, didn't actually know that was possible, but THANK YOU for enlightening me with that. Anyone know of any good sites i can go to?
     
  • Comment #128 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice article. Gives good info on what the change is all about. 4GB of RAM? Damn...mean I'm gonna need a new motherboard soon :(
     
  • Comment #129 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think its still not a complete review. I didnt get convinced with the difference.
     
  • Comment #130 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I got most of the information I needed.
     
  • Comment #131 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It would seem there is almost no real objective insight into the question of an AMD64 chip working 32-bit software that isn't a rip-off or copy of this very article... so it leaves a void for more specific answers. There are layers of complexity to this issue that need to be addressed: for instance XP with SP2 has issues with certain software... how does SP2 (XP) influence the mechanism? I know from my experience thus far using an ASUS AE-1 with 1.5GB RAM and an AMD64-3000 (754) that there are a number of problems with Adobe PhotoShop 7, Premiere 6, Illustrator 10 and a whole honking list of other software that is 32bit based. And as for games, I can't get TombRaider Angel of Darkness to run or some of the earlier TR's to run properly, I used TRAOD to specifically test the chips ability to handle the rendering of the TR game engine files. However, I must say that my old copy of CosmoPlayer 2.0.1 works rather nicely on the set-up! Which it didn't (at all) in Win98 2nd Ed and Win2K-Pro with a 32 bit AMDK-6 (1800+) processor. And I can and have used the X3D specification to satisfactory end,.. but that doesn't end the question of why we are not seeing more 64bit software versions of things like the Office Suite or a 64bit version Firewall product or 64bit assembly language softwares being made available. Games are fine but games do not run a daily life or business or research... Well thanks for room to rant. P.S. SCREW WINDOWS and though LINUX is a good system... ISNT IT TIME FOR ANOTHER PLATFORM THAT ISN'T M$ or UNIX???
     
  • Comment #132 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good for someone like me who didnt have a clue
     
  • Comment #133 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thankyou for a clear concise description of the differences. It is just what I needed.
     
  • Comment #134 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nicely xplained even a layman gets this into his head
     
  • Comment #135 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good try , but this article is full of generalities and inaccuracies. Lack of techical info. Launch more confusion over already confused users. Sorry, but is the truth.
     
  • Comment #136 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    CRAP! didnt answer my question
     
  • Comment #137 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    u have cleared up my mind a lot but could have with some more ads and disads
     
  • Comment #138 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great summary for a guy who has only heard of 64 vs 32 in passing. This gives me the general knowledge I was seeking.
     
  • Comment #139 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple n informative..easy to understand.
     
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    I work in the printing industry and notice that many new printers offer drivers for the xp and xp 64 bit. Now I have a better understanding of when I would need to use these drivers and why.
     
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    It helped me convince my parents to buy me a new computer with an AMD 64fx
     
  • Comment #142 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A very general article with little specific information. The Advantages vs. Disadvantages section was particularly pathetic.
     
  • Comment #143 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative ... why is 4GB necessary for 64 bit performance? Links would help, also. Thank You
     
  • Comment #144 (Posted by ajay)
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    how can i know that my processor is a 64 bit one or a 32 bit one?
     
  • Comment #145 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I was looking for the comparison between a 32 bit and 64 bit proceesor regarding computational aspect. For example if you have 3.0 GHZ 32 bit processor and 3.0 GHZ 64 bit processor and you want to calculate for example 1 bilion additions of numbers, which one is faster? and Why?
     
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    simplistic
     
  • Comment #147 (Posted by John)
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    Generalities, BLATANT innacuracies, and shameless PR.
     
  • Comment #148 (Posted by Manoj)
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    Its juz fine n fun-tastic
     
  • Comment #149 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to understand. i just have to weigh out the two arguments now
     
  • Comment #150 (Posted by Rick)
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    i liked this reassured me on my purchase, however not sure how entirely accurate your info is.
     
  • Comment #151 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good generalist overview. thanks.
     
  • Comment #152 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this is the most fucking great explanation that i found....
     
  • Comment #153 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simplem concise explanation
     
  • Comment #154 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice
     
  • Comment #155 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cheers mate, couldn't find any other sites explaining the differences so simply and clearly.
     
  • Comment #156 (Posted by Robert V BEARD)
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    helpful
     
  • Comment #157 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very basic but yet very informative.
     
  • Comment #158 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to understand. Only 1 reservation I have about the article. That is, if the word 'structure' is used here. Atleast something (may be in pictorial form) should be it too in a similar easy fashion.
     
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    really good
     
  • Comment #160 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellentcompletly understand now cheers big help lol
     
  • Comment #161 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It breifly explained what I wanted to know about 32 & 64 bit processors.
     
  • Comment #162 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear and easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #163 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Hey thanks but really not of much use now for me as i already purchased a 64 bit processor a few days back.. Sigh.. -Shaveen
     
  • Comment #164 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I got the exact info for what i am looking for. Good work
     
  • Comment #165 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    For me , It is good, As i already know a lot of points in it But expect a bit more Deeper explanation
     
  • Comment #166 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well explained the difference in a simplistic manner
     
  • Comment #167 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The point was clear and understandable. I'm able to see my options much better now. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #168 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I THINK IT'S QUITE CLEAR
     
  • Comment #169 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is good stuff here, i have a question, it being a 64 BIT does that mean i can run more 32 bit programs vr then 32bit processor and does this also mean less draw and less heat on my processor then if i had a 32bit with the same load? (Can i run twice as many 32bit programs with a 64bit processor VS a 32bit processor?)
     
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    It answers lots of questions, but how can one get 128-bit encryption without a 128-bit operating system?
     
  • Comment #171 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A simple explanation of 32 and 64 bit computing. In regards to comment #28, posted a while back, although many people believe Intel have the better processors on the market, AMD is far from perfect. AMD 64 bit processors are currently more expensive than the Intel 6xx series, and also the Intel Dual Core 9xx series, which give you a higher clock speed, and far more L2 cache for better performance. With this in mind, a 2.2GHz AMD processor hardly outperforms a P4 3.4GHz. FSB speeds have only just reached 1066MHz, which are also products from Intel, so you would be extremely lucky to find a 1600MHz FSB in a notebook, as you mention. Lastly, Intel do not manufacture a Centrino 3.4GHz processor. Drop the ignorant attitude, and check your facts before commenting. In regards to comment #169 and if I am correct in the context you are using the phrase, 128 bit encryption is a security standard, and does not require a 128 bit processor. In fact, there isn't even such thing.
     
  • Comment #172 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear, concise and factual. The bit-ter truth;-)
     
  • Comment #173 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    most articles hype 64 bit. What the heck does that mean to me with my 1600+ AMD? My conclusion is - big $$ for precious little gain and plenty of headaches dealing with the **new** 64 bit.
     
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    Because the article is not dated. unless i missed it.
     
  • Comment #175 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    precise and good article, helps atleast in making decision befor buying the processor.
     
  • Comment #176 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It's nicely written. But, the difference is not given from technical viewpoint(Means not in terms of data-bus width or address-bus width difference).
     
  • Comment #177 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Went from knowing little to knowing a lot. Good article.
     
  • Comment #178 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well I wish I had read this 3 months ago cause now I have ruined my sytem by changing over to crappy 64 bit and most programs don't wont Now I spend my time reading stupid comments like these scratching my head because I'm the stupid one wasted a perfectly good Pc turned it into a giat piece of WATER COOLED CRAP.
     
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    Gave me the basics but not enough information to make a buying decision.
     
  • Comment #180 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It told me what I really wanted to know, which was about the calculation abilities of 64 bit v. 32 bit.
     
  • Comment #181 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    blah
     
  • Comment #182 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks Dear for information, It is very halpful to me, as i was wondring from weeks whats the difference bt 32 & 64 operating system, So i will continue using 32 Visa Ultimate, Thanks Again... Jinz lightning_jin@hotmail.com
     
  • Comment #183 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Told me exactly what I wanted to know.
     
  • Comment #184 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Really good. I didn't know crap but now i know a little bit. YEAH!
     
  • Comment #185 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great
     
  • Comment #186 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    even a computer dummy like me can understand this. thanks
     
  • Comment #187 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it very cleary explain the difference
     
  • Comment #188 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Article is good, technically more information expected
     
  • Comment #189 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this article was good at explaining the differences between the processors but did not go into enough technical detail for me.
     
  • Comment #190 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A hole lot of good information
     
  • Comment #191 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Gives us the essentials without the fluff and technobabble. Good on you! five stars...
     
  • Comment #192 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to understanhd & infortive article.
     
  • Comment #193 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    content was good but would be appreciated if u could give more info about difference between 32bit and 64 bit
     
  • Comment #194 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Written for the layman - - wonderful!
     
  • Comment #195 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    THANX FOR INFORMATION
     
  • Comment #196 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    From no information, I now have an understanding of the advantages of 64 bit processor. Like the pro and con aspects of the discussion. Needed more info on how use would be affected by 64bit machine with 32 bit software. Specifically, Adobe Reader was mentioned as a problem. Not being able to use Adobe Reader would completely turn me off to a 64 bit machine right now. Not clear that would be the case.
     
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    very good it explains a very good summary of diference b/w 32 and 64 bit atleast for a guys like me thanks alot
     
  • Comment #198 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    we need to make the transition.
     
  • Comment #199 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Well balanced and no bullshit
     
  • Comment #200 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not clear my confusion about 32 bit or 64 bit. tell me about 64 bit processor in respect of 16 bit or 32 bit.
     
  • Comment #201 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for sharing your knowledge. Satisfied. please email me more info and it will be a great favor for me which i'll bring through rest of my life.
     
  • Comment #202 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the breh xplaind evrythng simply an kwikly with no messin round...........very gud!!!
     
  • Comment #203 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I believe I understand the difference between 64 and 32 bit processors now. At least as far as my limited abilities go. I am satisfied and pleased.
     
  • Comment #204 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanx
     
  • Comment #205 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear and Concise
     
  • Comment #206 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just what i wanted, will vista be capable of 64 bit processing?
     
  • Comment #207 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is good.Short article with good information.
     
  • Comment #208 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i liked the simplicity of the language used and the clarity in the entire article... keep it up... :)
     
  • Comment #209 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just the information i needed, thank you
     
  • Comment #210 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It have gave a little bit more technique about processors.So, thankx for sharing ur experienced..Can u give a deep description about it.My Id is mac_shehbazkhan@yahoo.com.
     
  • Comment #211 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its very useful, one can choose what need to be done to improve his computer's performance.
     
  • Comment #212 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it's good to known
     
  • Comment #213 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well the main reason that made me visit this page is that i want to know if i can install a 64 bits windows xp on a 32 bit processor? thank you very much
     
  • Comment #214 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was alright. Contained little information I was looking for, but had the general idea I was.
     
  • Comment #215 (Posted by pamela anderson)
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    simply good but informative for me
     
  • Comment #216 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    You explained what the differences was without going into a lot of technical terms that i don't understand.
     
  • Comment #217 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its not contained all the subject.
     
  • Comment #218 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I thought it was extremely interesting and highly educational.
     
  • Comment #219 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    transparent and practical
     
  • Comment #220 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great explination. Thanks
     
  • Comment #221 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    too general and known facts only. Nothing new. little more information required!!
     
  • Comment #222 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for the InFo
     
  • Comment #223 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    There is nothing given about the topic of the article... completely disconnected with the topic!
     
  • Comment #224 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It's very concise, clear, and understandable. Just something I was looking for an answer to the question.
     
  • Comment #225 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article really cleared my mind (doubts). Iīll appreciate more info about this issue.
     
  • Comment #226 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank u .....
     
  • Comment #227 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very nice article thanks
     
  • Comment #228 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    did not know what it was
     
  • Comment #229 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Pleasantly succinct. Thank you.
     
  • Comment #230 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is very simple - You simply multiply 32bit by 4x times 2 and you get 64bit software
     
  • Comment #231 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simply Explained,nice
     
  • Comment #232 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Complete and Utter BULLSHIT
     
  • Comment #233 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was self explanatory.
     
  • Comment #234 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and logical
     
  • Comment #235 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    That is really cool, and simple. Now that i have read this, i shal get a 64bit processor. Thanx alot dude ;)
     
  • Comment #236 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It gave good sight for beginners
     
  • Comment #237 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A good article. Atleast it cleared my basic ideology and conceptual facts. Thanks to the Author. :)
     
  • Comment #238 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is really a helpful article which helped me to gain good knowledge but would appreciated more if given in depth and more in details.
     
  • Comment #239 (Posted by LarkSS)
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    Wanted to know the difference and nothing else, and this article answered just that. =)
     
  • Comment #240 (Posted by Kareem Sharawi)
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    So simple, easy and right to the point, that's the name of the game! :-)
     
  • Comment #241 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I am....was confused about the differences or even what 32 bit or 64 bit meant. You did answer my questions. Now if we can just find a wireless card to work in the 64 bit I will be thrilled.
     
  • Comment #242 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great info
     
  • Comment #243 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It turned a clear as mud understanding to a muddy.
     
  • Comment #244 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Information is not enough
     
  • Comment #245 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    pop ups are distracting.
     
  • Comment #246 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is good to know ....thanks for ur help....amitav kanungo /hyderabad
     
  • Comment #247 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanx for sharing knowledge in a simple and easy way!!!
     
  • Comment #248 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    was somewhat confused on the bit thing, this article helped me to understand difference. A geek I'm not and need all the help I can get. Thank you.
     
  • Comment #249 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i found it ok. Although there was not enough information but we can get the general overview .Less information but saves time...
     
  • Comment #250 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Written in a common men language so that it is very easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #251 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nicely said difference but no explaining how & what , or better where are test results
     
  • Comment #252 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because I was unaware of it
     
  • Comment #253 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks it is an eecellent article
     
  • Comment #254 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    enlightening. Thanks
     
  • Comment #255 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its nice and pass knowledge in a simplar way.thanks LAGOS,NIGERIA
     
  • Comment #256 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    God there are some right torn up people in this world in't there! I read it, understood some of it, ok maybe not some of it but am no expert on the 32/64 binary digit understanding. What I will say is this, If the people who commented bad on this why not write your explaination, saying its to simple blah blah blah! This is an article for people who want to find out a bit more about it not get the whole science or even mathematical issues in there head. I only read it to find out whether it was worth getting the 64-bit verson of o/s as my system will handle it. So :)-
     
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    i understoods very mouch. i got the perfect answer for my quetion Ramesh mannem001@gmail.com
     
  • Comment #258 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This details all of them know already. U'll try to explain it very clearly not on the basis of more transisters, needs more power.... ANY WAY THIS ARTICLE IS NICE...................
     
  • Comment #259 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i had no understanding of this topic before but now i can easily argue on this topic courtesy this article
     
  • Comment #260 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have a AMD 64 with XP 64 - runs so fast i cant handle it. U are talking shit.
     
  • Comment #261 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent explanation for average person.
     
  • Comment #262 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very nice and short. I highly recommend to whoever wants to know a bit more difference between 64 bits and 32 bits processor system
     
  • Comment #263 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cos it was precise and concise
     
  • Comment #264 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Yeah good job
     
  • Comment #265 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    straight to the point
     
  • Comment #266 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just what i was looking for
     
  • Comment #267 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    and look! here, 3 years later, intel has yet again come out miles ahead with the 64-bit core 2 line! im also on windows xp pro x64 (2GB ram, C2D 2.4Ghz), sitting next to my preferred iMac (2gb, C2D 2.4Ghz), running leopard (a 64 bit AND 32 bit cpu compatible OS) all with huge performance benefits and no problems watsoever with anything i use. (thats a lot of complex 32 and 64 bit software). 4gb of ram? anything over 4gb actually REQUIRES a 64 bit os, not the other way around...
     
  • Comment #268 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice...
     
  • Comment #269 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    explanation is good
     
  • Comment #270 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Why does a 64 bit operating system needs 4gb of ram? Will it cause any problems if you run it lower than that??
     
  • Comment #271 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Informative article, Thank you.
     
  • Comment #272 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thatz was a brief n good explanation
     
  • Comment #273 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear explanation of something I've wondered about for some time.
     
  • Comment #274 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very clear!!!!!!
     
  • Comment #275 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It really explains it in a simple way and gives the reader options.
     
  • Comment #276 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The matter is stated in very simple manner except for "you will have to determine..."
     
  • Comment #277 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The way of presentation is excellent because while reading the questions comes in the reader minds is answered in the next line,this is the best part of writing.
     
  • Comment #278 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Well explained. Bravo
     
  • Comment #279 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article is full of factual inaccuracies and silly claims. How does 64 bit make the processor more efficient at dealing with smaller numbers? And how is the 64-bit architecture responsible for the improved manufacturing process of 64-bit processors? That is due to unrelated improvements in the manufacturing process. Also, why do you need 4GB RAM to take advantage of the benefits of 64-bit? In reality, you won't see the benefits until you need to move beyond 4GB RAM.
     
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    Writer is very clear with words but needs to explain more on the topic, it seems to be incomplete
     
  • Comment #281 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    told me what I wanted to know, perfect
     
  • Comment #282 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have a 7 with 64 bits however to see the sign saying the proram won't work withpout flash adobe & it's not avaliable now makes me want my 32 bit back on XP
     
  • Comment #283 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for the plain english definition.
     
  • Comment #284 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because I'm 83 and didn't understand some of it
     
  • Comment #285 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good excellent way of explaining
     
  • Comment #286 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I finally know what 32 and 64 bit is, THX man
     
  • Comment #287 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I don't know about 64 bit processors even i have an AMD Turion 64 Processor. Now the next thing I am going to do is to increase my RAM from 1280 MB to 4 GB . But I have a question that may I install the 64 bit Xp in my 1280 MB Ram PC?
     
  • Comment #288 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is simply stated....what more could one ask for?
     
  • Comment #289 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good to know
     
  • Comment #290 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    can u run 64 bit on a intel core 2 inside or w.e its called
     
  • Comment #291 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Really, anyone who knows little about computer or less, can easily understand the difference between 32 bit and 64 bit. thanks a lot jagan
     
  • Comment #292 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for explaining in layman language... appreciate it!
     
  • Comment #293 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very clear explanation, but lacking because it does not clarify if buying the alternatve current fast Intel core duo processors places the buyer at a real disadvantage or not. If possible please add missing info.
     
  • Comment #294 (Posted by Alan)
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    You are all just a buch of stupid idiots. Leave the guy alone. You stupid shits
     
  • Comment #295 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is usefull for me.
     
  • Comment #296 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is a good artical .if you can clearly explained about the representation of numbers in 32&64 Bit means it will be usefull to the all
     
  • Comment #297 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very helpfuk and easy to understand, thank you
     
  • Comment #298 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very helpful, I don't care what anyone else says.
     
  • Comment #299 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    how will i know what my processor is? do i go to systems and check there or there a a somehwere written that the processor is 32 or 64 bit
     
  • Comment #300 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A good intro. to the whole 64/32 bit confusion. I will be going other places for more detailed info though.
     
  • Comment #301 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good expalnation
     
  • Comment #302 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear, simple and so very informative.
     
  • Comment #303 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    normal
     
  • Comment #304 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very Informative
     
  • Comment #305 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    okay, nothing special, could have expounded more.
     
  • Comment #306 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good ;) well done, sir
     
  • Comment #307 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is very nice article. Good job
     
  • Comment #308 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative and direct and to the point.
     
  • Comment #309 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent presentation for those that need a simple straight forward answer of the fundamental differences between the two. Thank you..
     
  • Comment #310 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Not until i finished reading this well explained article did i know the diff between a 64 bit and 32 bit processor.thanks
     
  • Comment #311 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very useful information about 32 bit Vs 64 bit processors. Instead of counting advantage and disadvantage we should understand concept the advance technology. Intial lavel there could be some issues with software and hardware but we hope it would be resolved in near future.
     
  • Comment #312 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Genuine Comparison
     
  • Comment #313 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Made life so much clearer!!!
     
  • Comment #314 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    compact and precise, with little computer jargon. A lay-man could understand quickly.
     
  • Comment #315 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand
     
  • Comment #316 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just because sounds articulate, easy to understand without the complicated high tech jargon.
     
  • Comment #317 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good i dropped to not to buy a 64 bit now
     
  • Comment #318 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    For me it was good because it gave me infromation that I did not have before.And it gave a pro's and con and now I understand the concept of binary digit in relationship to 32/64bit. I also understand that AMD athlon 64 processor is backward compatible and that would imply that Intel is not and that would make AMD the better choice for a processor. But I do have A question with regard to a 32bit operating system MS XP PRO if I'm useing the AMD athlon 64 processor and I have 8GB of DDR2-800. Will a 32bit OS read 8GB? Or did I buy too much memory?the sales person said that you can't have too much memory But if I'm not useing it why do I need it? can any body help me with that?
     
  • Comment #319 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good article
     
  • Comment #320 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simply short and concise
     
  • Comment #321 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good thanks
     
  • Comment #322 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good but needs updating
     
  • Comment #323 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good article
     
  • Comment #324 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was the best info i have been given straight away and complety understandable thanks . Alan
     
  • Comment #325 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks a lot for the informations
     
  • Comment #326 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very satisfied
     
  • Comment #327 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very well explained, Cheers
     
  • Comment #328 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very simple clarification and easy to understand. Jayawardena HMJ Antler Sri Lanka.
     
  • Comment #329 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Tells the truth and saves you money .
     
  • Comment #330 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    all the basic concepts presented in an understandable way good!
     
  • Comment #331 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i agree with every one else who put the same rating as i, it was far too generalized, and alot of the facts were either presented wrong or they were just wrong themselves. you need to check your facts befor trying to look like you know what youre talking about.
     
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    It is quite short and in simple english even a layman can understand this.perfect......
     
  • Comment #333 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    as i was really looking for a difference thi article really explain in a broader way and help to clear my queries.
     
  • Comment #334 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    wooow wow wow awesome plain and simple
     
  • Comment #335 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Read the Comments... Far better than the articals!!! :(
     
  • Comment #336 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good, but I need to know what my computer is. 64 or 32??
     
  • Comment #337 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    answered the question easily!
     
  • Comment #338 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    For all you still posting, note the date on this article... It's WAY past expiration :) Software and hardware both have moved on since then.
     
  • Comment #339 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and useful advices, thanx
     
  • Comment #340 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I could understand it the first time I read it.
     
  • Comment #341 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    answered my question
     
  • Comment #342 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was written so the computer dummys could understand it. A very good job.
     
  • Comment #343 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    hmn... none of u r business
     
  • Comment #344 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cool....ThanQ
     
  • Comment #345 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was good ..
     
  • Comment #346 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The answer is simple and understanable without a lot of tecky talk.
     
  • Comment #347 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It gave us introductory info.
     
  • Comment #348 (Posted by ravi)
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    Simple... Very simple..
     
  • Comment #349 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is useful. Thank you very much.
     
  • Comment #350 (Posted by Terry)
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    Awful! Just awful! Knows nothing about computers. Quite exgerative! Next please!
     
  • Comment #351 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its the basic idea only... but not too much technically.......
     
  • Comment #352 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and effective review
     
  • Comment #353 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i give u the rating 4 because u clear my all doubts
     
  • Comment #354 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    there should be a complete comparison.. between these processor..in terms of proseccing speed n size n other thing etc..
     
  • Comment #355 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It told me exactly what I wanted to know.but needs updating to cover AMD quad phenom. Thank you
     
  • Comment #356 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    so so
     
  • Comment #357 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Best yet again
     
  • Comment #358 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explanation
     
  • Comment #359 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'm wondering what will happen if I download software for a 32-bit machine on my new 64-bit computer. Will it still work? I have a Maxtor backup drive I'd like to use but it's telling me the software is only for 32-bit machines. Thanks for any help!
     
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    thanks bud it was eye opening for me ;)
     
  • Comment #361 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    answered question in easy to understand lingo
     
  • Comment #362 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    wow, this is the only site that i got information about.
     
  • Comment #363 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Windows Vista is aviable in 32- and 64 bits (software)
     
  • Comment #364 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple article with nothing but easy to understand facts
     
  • Comment #365 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    fine, but my question was how to I know which system I am running (software install is asking for option of 32 or 64 bit versions)
     
  • Comment #366 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Pretty clear, thanks. I have an older IBM and was deciding to upgrade from windows xp to windows vista. They had 2 versions of vista, 32 bit and 32/64 bit. The 32 bit full version ws only $120.00 versus $275.00 for the vista 32/64 bit.
     
  • Comment #367 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent explanation for me (a novice user)thanks
     
  • Comment #368 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice explanation
     
  • Comment #369 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because he explained it plain and simple so I could under stand it. with out bragging how smart he was. He's probably pretty smart, he under stood my question.
     
  • Comment #370 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Damn, so, why the serial ata?
     
  • Comment #371 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #372 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    So, which to use with multimedia PC?
     
  • Comment #373 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not bad... but needs more numbers
     
  • Comment #374 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Information given is understandable, and upto the point
     
  • Comment #375 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Better than knowing nothing
     
  • Comment #376 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Always wondering this... thanks!
     
  • Comment #377 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    awesome helped me with my report
     
  • Comment #378 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks you explained it. Gave the facts, pros and cons, then let me decide.
     
  • Comment #379 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'm an engineer, but didn't want too much detail. This article was just right. I already knew most of this material, but it's good to read it again. One thing that wasn't mentioned was whether 64bit systems use up more battery power or not on a laptop.
     
  • Comment #380 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just dont understand why you need more ram?????
     
  • Comment #381 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    worst
     
  • Comment #382 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    That was great , short n sweet, understandable n concise - Suresh V
     
  • Comment #383 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The answer is concise and well informative it enlighten me more tnx.
     
  • Comment #384 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you helped me do my assingment thanks for information update. Ukochukwu emmanuel
     
  • Comment #385 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good article. Easy to understand, didn't use too much obscure data. However, it is out of date now, and thus mostly irrelevant. If the author had just explained the differences between the two things and not the current situation of them, the article would be timeless. Anyways, good article.
     
  • Comment #386 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It's good with Basic Things
     
  • Comment #387 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    out dated and inaccurate. Check your sources if you even have any...
     
  • Comment #388 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good general information that I was unaware of
     
  • Comment #389 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i got a brief descriptio about the context. am happy with this.. i got a starting about this 64bit from this one....... thank you.....
     
  • Comment #390 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    so-so.......... u didnot tell about sound quality......m using athlon dualcore 4200+ wid vista ultimate 64 bit....n..result is surprising ..........can decode stereo to 5.1 ch(almost) without any codec wid help of realtek HDaudio...... anyways...... thanks.
     
  • Comment #391 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good thing is: Basic concept is explained very nicely. Bad thing is: The article gives just a broad view but not the detailed explaination.
     
  • Comment #392 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i m strugling with 64 bitz as well
     
  • Comment #393 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short and simple! Now I understand.Thank you!
     
  • Comment #394 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it explains in a complex yet understandable way for the not ultra nerd people
     
  • Comment #395 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very clear
     
  • Comment #396 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Superficial depth.
     
  • Comment #397 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    WTF this is great.THX
     
  • Comment #398 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explains everything perfectly
     
  • Comment #399 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple n straight forward, everyone can understand easily
     
  • Comment #400 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    f good clear and easy to understand
     
  • Comment #401 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent piece of advice! Simple, straight and understable.....I'll give you 5.0009 starts.
     
  • Comment #402 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because he didn't give information how the 32bit or 64 bit processor handle the memory. obviously more and less memory issue comes into play when talk about these processors. i wanted to see that here.
     
  • Comment #403 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i have to say that i am a person that is not big into reading forums and such ...and i rarely leave comments to such things ... sometimes i just kinda scan though articles and pick what i want to read... i mean i really didnt want to know the difference between 32 and 64 bits but i have to say that i actually read the whole thing and understood what you were talking about ... i found your article very pleasing as well as informative thanks for taking the time to explain ... looking forward to reading more forms from ya Michelangelo Michelangeloz3@hotmail.com
     
  • Comment #404 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I score it low as what I was really looking for was a clear, strong recommendation, one over the other. Infact, what I got was a "Your choice boyo" which was exactly were I started from. Couldn't a simple graph have been produced the axis of which were use versus gain, 32bit over 64bit. i.e. Home/Office use...bottom end of 32bit & high end gaming top of 64bit use. The background of the graph could have been shaded from green to red as cost climbs. A bit of thinking and an even better guidance graph could have been reproduced.
     
  • Comment #405 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Basic answer easy to understand, straight to the point with a couple of pros/cons.
     
  • Comment #406 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    short and to the point. just wondering, is amd one of your advertisers? :)
     
  • Comment #407 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I had no prior knowledge about the impact of 32 bit and 64 bit on mathematics. The first para describing its impact is really short and simple.
     
  • Comment #408 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'm staying with 32 bit, why cause more problems with incompatibility
     
  • Comment #409 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for this description u can esily show the diffn betn 32bit & 64 bit.
     
  • Comment #410 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i wanted to know how long before the 32 bit systems become obsolute..
     
  • Comment #411 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good explaination
     
  • Comment #412 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its good that you people are out there in the internet to show lights of technology.... Thanks... Adlyd
     
  • Comment #413 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very Satisfied.
     
  • Comment #414 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its time of 64 bit
     
  • Comment #415 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Wrong answer
     
  • Comment #416 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i want some more information
     
  • Comment #417 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    answered my questions exactly
     
  • Comment #418 (Posted by siddharth)
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    a Class A article, keep up the good work
     
  • Comment #419 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it explains it in simple language making it easy to understand
     
  • Comment #420 (Posted by priyankara)
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    thank u very much...... it was really helpful 4 me...!!!
     
  • Comment #421 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple to understand
     
  • Comment #422 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for this article...
     
  • Comment #423 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good simple explination.
     
  • Comment #424 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent summary
     
  • Comment #425 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Enough to make my mind upÖTo buy or not to buy, 64bit....Good info.
     
  • Comment #426 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well written need more info
     
  • Comment #427 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent article.. you made me know alot of new things .. thank you :)
     
  • Comment #428 (Posted by amit)
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    provided all the information from basics and simple sentences which are easy to understand. thanks
     
  • Comment #429 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this a well written article....thank u very much...it explains clearly what i wanted to know...so once again thanks...
     
  • Comment #430 (Posted by Manikant Singh)
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    not cleared, why we used different driver for both 32 & 64 bit
     
  • Comment #431 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the first thing I noticed is that he's putting a range from 0 up to 2 to the power of 32...This is only true if you're talking about unsigned integers...What about signed integers? you gotta revise your article.
     
  • Comment #432 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent article. Very well written.
     
  • Comment #433 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained clearly & concisely. Good work!
     
  • Comment #434 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    usful
     
  • Comment #435 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I just purchase a 64-bit computer and I wanted to know the difference. I had ask a few people, but no one could give me an exact answer. Thank You, Liz
     
  • Comment #436 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Do your homework before u come out saying that 64-bit processors suck u wouldnt know shit cuz u probably dont even have one u shithead.
     
  • Comment #437 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great Content !!! Can u tell me that I may I know the bit rate of my Operating System say windows 7 here, please.
     
  • Comment #438 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is too old
     
  • Comment #439 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    useful advices
     
  • Comment #440 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It form me of the differecne and now I can share this information with my IT staff.
     
  • Comment #441 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think I understand better now. Thank you.
     
  • Comment #442 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very gd explanation~ coz i duno much about the computer stuff~
     
  • Comment #443 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Used good old plain English. Stayed away from technical mumbo jumbo. Like some doctors who like to impress their patients with "doctor Talk" leavin the patient clueless to his or her condition.
     
  • Comment #444 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    super comparision,,,thanks for providing
     
  • Comment #445 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its nice....thats all
     
  • Comment #446 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I feel like my computers in the house are feeling like the old amigas lol. Need to upgrade, but baffled with bullshit & my pc does what I want it to, so where from here?
     
  • Comment #447 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good information
     
  • Comment #448 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    told me exactly wat i wanted to know
     
  • Comment #449 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good
     
  • Comment #450 (Posted by pr0n)
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    gives a good basic explanation of the terminology and pros/cons of owning 64 bit processor
     
  • Comment #451 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    You are brilliant at explaining things in laymans terms. Thank you. Can't wait for my new 64bit kit. Keep up the good work. Nigel x
     
  • Comment #452 (Posted by Lalit)
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    I was really very confused about 32 and 64-bit. The information is good one. Thanks a zillion Regards Lalit
     
  • Comment #453 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice explanation
     
  • Comment #454 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank You very much for that info. It wasn't boring as for that kind of information. Thanks a lot!
     
  • Comment #455 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    there must be some more technical issues related to these two technologies.
     
  • Comment #456 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I was completely ignorant of the basics and it described them quite well.
     
  • Comment #457 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    prity much clear
     
  • Comment #458 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to read and understand. I will now consider 64 bit as it seems to be the future.
     
  • Comment #459 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Now I know the difrence between a 32bit os/processor & a 64bit os/processor
     
  • Comment #460 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explanation , this helps me to learn new information about computers, thanks.
     
  • Comment #461 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is very informative. Exactly what I needed.
     
  • Comment #462 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because the information provided is very short with full explanations. Good stuff, keep this up.
     
  • Comment #463 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good one
     
  • Comment #464 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks, I understood properly
     
  • Comment #465 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for this
     
  • Comment #466 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very useful information......... thanks...
     
  • Comment #467 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    so so thanks for information
     
  • Comment #468 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    You helped me lot... thanks
     
  • Comment #469 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to read, lots of good info
     
  • Comment #470 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clarifies, in few words. Dr DE
     
  • Comment #471 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    As a layman, this is the first time I have understood the meanings and difference. For professionals it may not sound much but then professionals already kn the difference. Its people like me who get to hear these terms every day nad never understand. A million thanks to the author.
     
  • Comment #472 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just a drag!!!
     
  • Comment #473 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good, simple explanation I was looking for... RAW0
     
  • Comment #474 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple to understand and very informative
     
  • Comment #475 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    im about to get 64 bit PC. and I realy wanted to hear something good about it.
     
  • Comment #476 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    none
     
  • Comment #477 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was clear without a lot of jargon, the author wants to inform, not impress
     
  • Comment #478 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Information is short and understandable Thanks a lot
     
  • Comment #479 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Becuase it was easy to read - and not full of - "Geekeese"
     
  • Comment #480 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is usefull for me, i didn't know many things
     
  • Comment #481 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy and simple to understand
     
  • Comment #482 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    give some more difference
     
  • Comment #483 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and only basic information
     
  • Comment #484 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very help full.And really short and precise info.
     
  • Comment #485 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and to the point
     
  • Comment #486 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because I believe the author really deserved it. An ocean of technological concept delivered in a nutshell, and that too efficiently.
     
  • Comment #487 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its a not a perfect answer by a technical plz clerefy what you say
     
  • Comment #488 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you for such a clear description. Very helpful info and to the point.
     
  • Comment #489 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'd rate it-average. Majority of the people seeking the difference between 32 bit & 64 bit processor would like to read more about technical differences between them, rather than the general information- just like you wrote "A bit is short for binary digit", everyone knows that. This is artical is perhaps good for newcomers. Hope to get some more from you. Sumit.
     
  • Comment #490 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand for the computer dummy thanks
     
  • Comment #491 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nutshell
     
  • Comment #492 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because the explanation is simple not simple minded. Thank you!
     
  • Comment #493 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I was searching for the differences and got accurate answer here. thanks buddy
     
  • Comment #494 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and clear
     
  • Comment #495 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just excellent descriptio
     
  • Comment #496 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i'm currently running 64bit dual core processor w/c make it as 128bit. hope u'll give info for this. ur article is good, keep it up. u help so many people round d globe. thanks
     
  • Comment #497 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you. Expanded my info and helps me to decide. My PC/Intel can go 64 bits/8Gb ram but some of my software and devices will not for the moment
     
  • Comment #498 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    As a novice pc user i found the explanation given of great help in choosing a new laptop.
     
  • Comment #499 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It answered exactly what I was looking for. Simple practical explanations for the layman. thank you
     
  • Comment #500 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i didn't get any valuable data
     
  • Comment #501 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explanation compare to others. keep on!!
     
  • Comment #502 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Mater-of-fact, direct and to the point "lingo" for the average computer user; you don't have to be an IT professional to understand it. Good job!
     
  • Comment #503 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    NO ARTICLES DEALS THAT SUBJECT SO DEEPLY AS YOURS!
     
  • Comment #504 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    rating 4 only coz none is really perfect o(*o*)o
     
  • Comment #505 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just bought a Vaio AR51SU, BUT supplied with Vista Ultimate (64bit) Say RAM max can be upgraded to 4RAM, BUT today i'm told be Sony, only 3RAM will be utilised & Bios only 'sees' 3RAM not 4RAM! At £2,200 (including 2x 2GB RAM cards - bad deal. I have now and after having read your article, returning the laptop.
     
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    Did not know why I was having problems with some of my programs, they were witten in 32 bit format , I have a AMD64 ,have which to 32 bit mode quess what "NO MORE PROBLEMS " THANKS,S FOR BEING SHORT AN TO THE POINT
     
  • Comment #507 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this is exactly the type of information I was looking for thanks!
     
  • Comment #508 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very usefull information
     
  • Comment #509 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and useful
     
  • Comment #510 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    As technology growing ,we should influence through that.64 bits application is really intelligent than 32 bits applition,Though it is expensive is possessing programability & efficient internal architectural features. Ajit Kumar Samal IT-Asst.Manager(MCA,CCNA,MCSE,RHCE). New Delhi INDIA.
     
  • Comment #511 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    For the first-time curious
     
  • Comment #512 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cause this is the best way i have read about the 32bit VS 64 bit Shart but Very efficient
     
  • Comment #513 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Not enough but useful
     
  • Comment #514 (Posted by mike)
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    covers basics, but contains misleading or unexplained information
     
  • Comment #515 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for the info..very helpful
     
  • Comment #516 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    im having 4Gb ram ,64-bit processor wil i be able to run java program and visual studio 4 my laptop,pleaz recomend me from wer i can have them
     
  • Comment #517 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I had no idea about the differance.
     
  • Comment #518 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because from this i come to know the difference b/w 32-bit and 64-bit
     
  • Comment #519 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    too techy
     
  • Comment #520 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i got the information i needed instantly
     
  • Comment #521 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its very use full for me.
     
  • Comment #522 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I like the better preformance out of 32 bit parts!
     
  • Comment #523 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Hi,thanx was a bit unsure what route to go down for the new vista,but this has helped me make my mind up. K.Riley
     
  • Comment #524 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nicely put
     
  • Comment #525 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    informative and considered statistics seems to be valid
     
  • Comment #526 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its a ok doc for a begineer to understand
     
  • Comment #527 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A very, very good explanation. Helped alot. Thanks a million.
     
  • Comment #528 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cuz i red many article n this is damn right
     
  • Comment #529 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice one, a simple explanation of a complicated subject. I'm sure this will help many people.
     
  • Comment #530 (Posted by Pete)
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    The only "bit" of input I have is that this articly "bytes" don't post if you don't know what you're talking about
     
  • Comment #531 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is simple and enough and it satisfies my exact requirement like what should I choose out or 32 bit and 64 bit.
     
  • Comment #532 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i want to know how the way to know my processor 32 bit or 64 bit
     
  • Comment #533 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Helped me find out what the difference was, but at the end of the day I still don't know why "Windows Vista's" 64 bit disc couldn't be installed on my computer, which has a 64 bit AMD Athlon processor. I was able to install the 32 bit disc, but still concerned that the software isn't performing to it's full potential.
     
  • Comment #534 (Posted by Harry)
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    Mmm, obviously a company shill, but it sounds good and makes me feel all warm!
     
  • Comment #535 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because I didnt know if my operating sysem was 32 or 64 bit.I know I have a 64 bit system now,because I have an Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ installed.I have 1gb of memory installed,but have taken your advice and have ordered an extra 3gb from crucial..Cheers
     
  • Comment #536 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This type of description is what I needed in order to understand the differences. I like the final questions the author shows to take a decision.
     
  • Comment #537 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I wanted just a basic outline as I am just learning about my pc! I found it informative thank you without being 'over my head'
     
  • Comment #538 (Posted by PAVAN)
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    Informative..
     
  • Comment #539 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Really interesting & usefull tips to know about this issue, Thanx & Regards Sridhar
     
  • Comment #540 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because i want to know between 32 or 64 bit. and how to better to improve the performance of yourcomputer
     
  • Comment #541 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very interesting,i have seen amd 64 processors and assumed that the software was also 64 bit but obviously not.
     
  • Comment #542 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    No explanation of how do you get the number 4,294,967,295 and 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 and why such a HUGE difference if the nubers are correct.....
     
  • Comment #543 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for clarifying my doubt.
     
  • Comment #544 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very clear, thank you
     
  • Comment #545 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    out class ...brief and compact n to the poit info abt 32bit and 64 bit processsors
     
  • Comment #546 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    sok but still dont know whats better and needs context of some other things like memory size and speed.
     
  • Comment #547 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Did not understand the difference between these two processors this article was clear and to the point, well writen and clear, don't know who is responsible but they shoud be pleased with themsevles. At last I understand
     
  • Comment #548 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Disadvantages of 32-bit are not given in-detail
     
  • Comment #549 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks
     
  • Comment #550 (Posted by a)
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    I got it mann..Thanks
     
  • Comment #551 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    exsellent explation.
     
  • Comment #552 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear, concise, complete.
     
  • Comment #553 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    awsome explanation
     
  • Comment #554 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good stucture, now I know more. tnax
     
  • Comment #555 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explaination. i never knew the difference and this was easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #556 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Almost everything a normal user needs to know in a very condensed but easy form. Thank you! Comment #4 I'll keep in mind, too.
     
  • Comment #557 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    WAS VERY CLEAR AND WELL SUPPORTED NOW I UNDERSTAND EVEN THAT I HAVE VERY LOW TRAINING IN COMPUTERS.
     
  • Comment #558 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent wish all technical people could speek plain english
     
  • Comment #559 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks, is useful
     
  • Comment #560 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    legible explanation..place some more infprmation...
     
  • Comment #561 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good overall coverage. ThanX!
     
  • Comment #562 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very well explained and very easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #563 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    For now i think is better to stay 32, for the reasons above.. good article
     
  • Comment #564 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Told me everything I needed to know about 32 bit vs. 64 bit
     
  • Comment #565 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    only information I have on the subject.
     
  • Comment #566 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thx for the info. was interesting.
     
  • Comment #567 (Posted by trotter)
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    thyx for the info. just what i was looking for. very interesting.
     
  • Comment #568 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    sweet and short, thanks for your help but i still don't know what to do
     
  • Comment #569 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very well explained. Is there a 128 bit processor?
     
  • Comment #570 (Posted by ~ WildPony ~)
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    Thank You..From Da ~ WildPony ~ of Myspace
     
  • Comment #571 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think the explanation was clear and concise.
     
  • Comment #572 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Answered all of my questions! Good job!
     
  • Comment #573 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent. Now I understand it. Thank you
     
  • Comment #574 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because I ubderstand the difference so thats why I m giving
     
  • Comment #575 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very helpful to understand
     
  • Comment #576 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice one
     
  • Comment #577 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellant. I am a newbe and this was easy for me to understand. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #578 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i understand now
     
  • Comment #579 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i was looking for the best wording about 32 bit or 64 bit system but i got from here thats why i really like these words...thanks
     
  • Comment #580 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    beacuse every software company have to create there software again into 64bit.and the person how have a 32bit processer he have to change there 32bit into 64bit and also if he have a 2gb ram then again he change into 4gb ram.lets see what will happen...............but one thing i should say excellent 5min of work completed into 1min its pretty good...............
     
  • Comment #581 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple n easy to understand
     
  • Comment #582 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was a good article. I think we should use 64 bit processor which would be efficient when its compatible softwares come. But however, we should use 32 bit OS at present as all softwares will also run.
     
  • Comment #583 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks,helped a lot, especially about the 32bit programs not responding in the 64bit environment
     
  • Comment #584 (Posted by Naveen Sullia)
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    Till now i really don't know the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit processors.... and It is also short and sweet.... Now I got that............. thank you very much................
     
  • Comment #585 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i feel you should have also talked about the word in terms bits but your analysis is good.
     
  • Comment #586 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Super Article, easy to understand for the layman
     
  • Comment #587 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good, I had to choose which version to download of 3DS Max 2009, and now I know to get the 32 bit version.
     
  • Comment #588 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice description
     
  • Comment #589 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Brilliant! Very informative.
     
  • Comment #590 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    now I understand why ms vista 64bit would not install on my (I presume)32bit processor. thanks for the article
     
  • Comment #591 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent explanation to an ordinary person
     
  • Comment #592 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this statement: "Probably the last processor youíll have to buy for many years to come." is a complete lie.
     
  • Comment #593 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    understandable
     
  • Comment #594 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks.... lots of inportant info
     
  • Comment #595 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #596 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I am giving 5 rating as i have average knowledge in this. THANKS
     
  • Comment #597 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short and sweet for newbies
     
  • Comment #598 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This articla had ALL the information I was looking for. I have been looking to upgrade my computer since my 32-bit processor died. The biggest piece of information was that I can but a 64bit processor without having to buy the 64-bit version of Windows XP.
     
  • Comment #599 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Article was quite nice
     
  • Comment #600 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice description about what i m searching i got here.
     
  • Comment #601 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    clear and concise explanation between the two architectures
     
  • Comment #602 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Definitly you don't know what you are talking about... This article is plain and cleary, but with wrong statements!
     
  • Comment #603 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple , Easy to get ,, Lovely
     
  • Comment #604 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Need to explain some more technical differences. But thanks for your effort.
     
  • Comment #605 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nicely said
     
  • Comment #606 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because even I could understand it.
     
  • Comment #607 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Gave me just enough but not too much info. Thanks
     
  • Comment #608 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    EXPLANATIONS ARE GOOD AND EASY TO UNDERSTATND FOR EVERYBODY .
     
  • Comment #609 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy informing read
     
  • Comment #610 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It told me what I didn't know in a way I could understand the subject. Thank you
     
  • Comment #611 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    GOOD
     
  • Comment #612 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Provide Useful information.
     
  • Comment #613 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good to know the basic difference
     
  • Comment #614 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good, easy to understand and intelligently written. thanks
     
  • Comment #615 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I finally know why it's so much better. Thanks alot ^_^
     
  • Comment #616 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I did not even know what the difference was! I just happen to have a 64 bit.
     
  • Comment #617 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    above infromation not exact diffences
     
  • Comment #618 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    INTERESTING NOT TO LONG READING
     
  • Comment #619 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    childs play
     
  • Comment #620 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks, informative
     
  • Comment #621 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good for the layman
     
  • Comment #622 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks, I was confused with this two. Thanks again
     
  • Comment #623 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks
     
  • Comment #624 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great explanation, thanks!
     
  • Comment #625 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I now understand the difference and the possible problems that can be encountered with 64 bit processors.
     
  • Comment #626 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    U had me @ hello, didnt understand a thing
     
  • Comment #627 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and useful for the average person.
     
  • Comment #628 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is Wasim Khan, It is very nice & good. mainly it is on all main point given with detail. khan.wasim@rediffmail.com
     
  • Comment #629 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This information is very use full. Ajay Jain
     
  • Comment #630 (Posted by V K Mahajan)
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    One question. I have Bought Windows Vista Ultimae and Office 2007 professional upgrades. Both have two DVDs 32 bit and 64 bit. If I install 64 bit upgrades on 32 bit Computer what will happen.
     
  • Comment #631 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its not gud
     
  • Comment #632 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Crystal Clear! Thanks!
     
  • Comment #633 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    direct to the point, simple and clear. thank you for this...
     
  • Comment #634 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Rated it 5 because I'm pretty much a neophite when it comes to the techno part of computers. Thinking about buying a laptop and wanted to know the bottom line of 32 bit vs 64 bit. Now I can see that it really isn't a big deal for me to have the 64 bit version. Thank you very much.
     
  • Comment #635 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank you
     
  • Comment #636 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice description.thanks.
     
  • Comment #637 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    helps me understand why 64 bit is better and was put in a simple explanation for anyone to understand
     
  • Comment #638 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this information gives the basic information about 32 bits and 64 bits os
     
  • Comment #639 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple yet to the point.
     
  • Comment #640 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    How would this affect vidoe software performance?
     
  • Comment #641 (Posted by shrawan)
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    Good Keep it up.
     
  • Comment #642 (Posted by BoJaN)
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    This article is from 2005, now there are lots of programs using 64bit also Ubuntu and Vista both have 64bit versions(not sure about mac) And now there's Windows 7. Most people I know have at least 3 gigs nowadays, although most of them just upgraded their machines recently. I learned a some useful information from this article, thanks.
     
  • Comment #643 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because the information is given basically so every one can understand and can find main difference between this processor.
     
  • Comment #644 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The math analogy made the differences understandable. The advantages and disadvantages of 64-bit processors mad the purchase decision easier.
     
  • Comment #645 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The explanation is very simple and easily understood by an average user .
     
  • Comment #646 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    short and sweet
     
  • Comment #647 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for the info, I am a novice and could understand most of it.
     
  • Comment #648 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have a good experience with this website.
     
  • Comment #649 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok....
     
  • Comment #650 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok
     
  • Comment #651 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you did,nt organise your ideas,u talked genrally in the both 64&32 technologies and that made it hardly to understood
     
  • Comment #652 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I recently bought a new computer with a 64 bit system and have been having trouble with downloads and applications working, this was a very clear and easily understandable way fo explaing the difference! thank so much, now just to figure out how to deal with having a faster computer than is commonly accepted! thanks again!
     
  • Comment #653 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this article helped me to understand the difference between 64-bit and 32-bit
     
  • Comment #654 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article must be quite out of date, all modern processors are 64-bit and 32-bit capable. As for the RAM, I thought there was a workaround for this, but I honestly can't remember. However, the 64-bit addressing modes don't just affect RAM, they affect how much memory programs can use altogether, and it's tricky to open a file larger than 4 GB with only 4 GB of address space, as some media programs may need to do. What I'd really like to know, however, is how 64-bit processors compare when used with 32-bit and 64-bit software. Do CPU-bound programs run faster in a 64-bit OS, or only if I'm using 64-bit variables anyway?
     
  • Comment #655 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great at explaining differences without over complicating the subject
     
  • Comment #656 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Exellent review.
     
  • Comment #657 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    One of the better explained definitions I have come across because the author thinks from a layman's point of view. Well done!
     
  • Comment #658 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Give some more information about the differences between 32 bit and 64 bit processors. Moreover the number that you've mentioned doesn't make sense to someone who doesn't know how you got it. Be precise about the major differences between 32 bit and 64 bit processors, so that anyone who reads your information may be able to understand the same. Thanks
     
  • Comment #659 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Makes sense at least I think so!
     
  • Comment #660 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It gives me an idea what is the importance of the processors bit... it is informative and easy to understand..thank you..
     
  • Comment #661 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explanation and try to give more examples and better tips to identify and to get the maximum performance from processors thank u chandu
     
  • Comment #662 (Posted by vivek singh)
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    it,s nice,but can you tell me can i host my web-site which is on asp.net 2.0 and backend as oracle10g.
     
  • Comment #663 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple, no ambiguity, concise and informative. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #664 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I am amazed that somebody actually managed to explain the maths behind so well and simply. A++++
     
  • Comment #665 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good argument for clarifying the difference
     
  • Comment #666 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very specific
     
  • Comment #667 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    in short can anybody tell which is good????
     
  • Comment #668 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I am in the process of buying a dell XPS laptop. It has 64 bit processor. I wanted to change something about the laptop and spoke to a dell rep. telling me he could put in 32bit processor instead of 64-bit, because of the lack of software support. Games,programs,ect. I bought Sacred2 that my PC club will be playing and I need a good PC to play the game. I still am not sure what I am going to do, but your info. was excellent.
     
  • Comment #669 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i cant understand ur concept
     
  • Comment #670 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is very simple and easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #671 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very concise and informative. I understood it and I'm just a, "Computers for Dummies" kinda guy! Thanks.
     
  • Comment #672 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was informative in a precise but concise manner posted by: black_smith39@yahoo.com
     
  • Comment #673 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank you..atleasst got some knowledge now..thank you for sharing the knowledge to ppl like me..GOD bless u man, cheers!
     
  • Comment #674 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Sry, bad article, maybe a bit helpful for total noobs but misleading. "...need 4 GB..." ist nonsense - Vista64 works fine & fast with only 2GB RAM - no difference to Vista32. I recently did clean installs of both on the same notebook.
     
  • Comment #675 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I am trying to decide on a processor type. Most likely it will be a 32 bit.
     
  • Comment #676 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the actual fact
     
  • Comment #677 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very easy to understand
     
  • Comment #678 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I RATED 4 BECAUSE, LEARN MINIMAL BUT IN EFFECTIVE MANNER, THE LANGUAGE OF WRITER IS EASILY UNDERSTOOD BY READER. ITS SIMPLE AND EASY.
     
  • Comment #679 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Started well but finished too soon
     
  • Comment #680 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I like the way the pros and cons and the capacity of the new system were explained.
     
  • Comment #681 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very useful information
     
  • Comment #682 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    What kind of number is this 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 GeeZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  • Comment #683 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I like the info,its clear and straight to the point, gives an overall knowledge of the difference between 32 and 64-bit. its up to you if you wanna know more specific info :)
     
  • Comment #684 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    IT is best but a littile bit wrong is not mentioning the full details about it & it's cost
     
  • Comment #685 (Posted by murali)
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    it is best but it is very expensive i think
     
  • Comment #686 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was very nice because i could find whatever i wanted thanks noosheen
     
  • Comment #687 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good thing to know this information before we decide to switch.
     
  • Comment #688 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks to u'r timing help. It is marvellous
     
  • Comment #689 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A clear and concise answer.Although some of the comments seem to be a little out of date in June 2010 but this is the rate of change of technology.
     
  • Comment #690 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It makes clear that itz better to be with 32-bit for sometime and then jump tio higher since high end is too expensive for now..
     
  • Comment #691 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ireally liked the language that is not hard words are used.....
     
  • Comment #692 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very simplified explanation
     
  • Comment #693 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it's a good article, and very informative. I'm just sad because this game I want to play specifically requires a 32bit vista OS, but I want to take full advantage of a 3.0Ghz 64bit AMD processor by getting 64bit Vista. So I can't decide whether i should give up on playing the game or give up on a 64 bit OS. I also have 4096MB of DDR2 RAM and take advantage of that. but I guess as long as I have a 64bit processor, I'll just get the 32bit OS to play my game. =D
     
  • Comment #694 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Now, I know what is an advantage and dis-diference between 32 and 64 bit. Thanks for sharing the thoughts.
     
  • Comment #695 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Stick with your 32 bit processor for a while. Lots of advantages to useing this processor. I should know i own both.
     
  • Comment #696 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well that tells me all i need to know about that. very usefull information, if there aint no software out that can take a 64 bit processor properly then ill just wait till all or most programms that i use on a day to day basis are on 64 bits. till then ill save my money,Lol. thanks alot.
     
  • Comment #697 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Ended up having more questions, still confused with no clear answer. Where is the pure math and structure of the processors? Very superficial.
     
  • Comment #698 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Well written, and not biased to either processor. Clean and concise.
     
  • Comment #699 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Topic Nicely Explained... easy to understand....Thnx
     
  • Comment #700 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very detailed & easy to understand information thank you
     
  • Comment #701 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good "Plain English" explanation - worth the read - thanks
     
  • Comment #702 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok
     
  • Comment #703 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    tnx that cleared it all
     
  • Comment #704 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks for free me of the ignorancy lol
     
  • Comment #705 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is good to get basic information
     
  • Comment #706 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #707 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Better performance out of a 32-bit operating system. Definetly. 64-bit is good for geeks who like to crack/hack from what I heard. For us those calculations are worthless and useless.
     
  • Comment #708 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    fine but not good
     
  • Comment #709 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good grief. This explained everything I wanted and needed to know in such a simple manner, I had to read it twice to make sure I hadn't misunderstood and there was more to it. Now I know exactly what I need to do. You answered all my concerns. Terrific article.
     
  • Comment #710 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    GOD BLESS YOU MY FRIEND
     
  • Comment #711 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thnks for the article. Regrads, Sourav Mohanty (Linux Lingo)
     
  • Comment #712 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanx. your examples r awesome. now i can better understand and make people uderstand about diffrences between 32 bit and 64 bit.
     
  • Comment #713 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is a good rough comparison between two processor
     
  • Comment #714 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easily understandable and explined in plain terms.
     
  • Comment #715 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very use full and informative. Answered a few questions i wanted to know thank you...keep up the good work.
     
  • Comment #716 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Being a lay person on the componets of a computer, this explains the difference in term I could understand, not computernese. Very helpful in deciding exactly what I need in building a computer via a company. Thank you for your truthfulness!!!
     
  • Comment #717 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    How old is this thread my god ! most of it is true but the 64 bit is no longer a beta version.
     
  • Comment #718 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good got the clear info.. Thanks
     
  • Comment #719 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It told me exactly what I wanted to know, in a non-techy, non-patronising way, so that I can make the decision I need. Thank you.
     
  • Comment #720 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just the detail I was looking for, clearly stated and allows me to make intelligent choices now. Thanks
     
  • Comment #721 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nothing very much knowledgeable and exciting! Just simple mathematics.
     
  • Comment #722 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    brilliant, really informative
     
  • Comment #723 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    gud
     
  • Comment #724 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thoroughly explained something in a short while, that I've been trying to learn in school for a long while. And it answered peripheral questions about the '64 vs 32 bit' topic (ie, my question was how can quickly I discern which type of bit processor I was personally using-- chances are excellent that it's 32). Thanks!
     
  • Comment #725 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    so easy a caveman can do it :D
     
  • Comment #726 (Posted by Confused by confused people)
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    I think the 32 bit v.s 64 bit was very informative, but I would like to point out of others that confuse the issue and voice their opinions, this is not an AMD v.s Intel issue, this is an information for users and not a debate on whos got the bigger Dick, sheez too much mis-information is floating around and needs to be flushed and true information should be posted for all to get the correct information for their better computing needs. The posting was informative and understandable and not confusing at all so please leave negative comments in your own world and let our move forward. Thank you
     
  • Comment #727 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained in a simple way with advantages and diadvantages explained.
     
  • Comment #728 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clarity of the explanation.
     
  • Comment #729 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    outdated
     
  • Comment #730 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it's a very clear explanation about 32 bit or 64 bit processor. Thanks
     
  • Comment #731 (Posted by Larry Miller)
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    This article completely misses the point. Actually, the real difference between 32 and 64 bit processors IS is in the bits. Everything else is secondary. The #1 advantage of a 64 bit CPU is a larger virtual address space. 32 bit processors limit processes to a 2GB private address space. Note: this is completely independent of RAM size. For some applications such as graphics and video editing this is a severe limitation. 64 processors raise this limit to 16TB, which should be adequate for some time. Even this limit was imposed partially for practical considerations. A secondary benefit is the ability to use more than 4GB of RAM, the limit for 32 bit client systems. Aside from the above issues, performance benefits will be limited. Larry Miller, Microsoft MCSA
     
  • Comment #732 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok
     
  • Comment #733 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was very informative used very simple examples to explain it
     
  • Comment #734 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great thanks man
     
  • Comment #735 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    quite good, knowledgeable
     
  • Comment #736 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and great
     
  • Comment #737 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    bcoz i learnt somethinn
     
  • Comment #738 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    bco'z i found a brief ove my confusion...
     
  • Comment #739 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    verry vell answer
     
  • Comment #740 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #741 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thnaks Simple and useful advices, I've been wondering about the advantages and disadvanges and what I have summized from what you said is exactly what I thought. Wait a little while until everyone has caught up with the technology before spending that much money on a 64-bit processor. P. S. Can't wait for Longhorn. shafeeque Shafeeqanzer@hotmail.com
     
  • Comment #742 (Posted by Ihab SY Sabry)
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    thank you it was of a great help
     
  • Comment #743 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    tHE CLEAREST THAT THIS NON=TECH GUY HAS SEEN AS I STRUGGLE WITH SOFTWARE THAT I CAN NOT USE.
     
  • Comment #744 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand now i know :)
     
  • Comment #745 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was very helpful to my Technological intellect.. Although a few of the phrases you used were sincerely antediluvian i believe that it was very pragmatic.. thank you for your magnanimous post.
     
  • Comment #746 (Posted by John Tucker)
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    I feel as though i increased in technological intellect by deciphering this magnanimous post. Although many of the terms you used were outragiously superannuated, it is very advantageous, to people of a lesser knowledge. Thank you..
     
  • Comment #747 (Posted by Mr Tech key)
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    Syntax error 142 Less information available.
     
  • Comment #748 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think now we can buy the 64-bit based prosessor. Cuz it is year 2007. Every software is released in 32 and 64 bits version. Even the O.S Windows Vista. And the prosessors are really cheap.
     
  • Comment #749 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very cogent and helpful
     
  • Comment #750 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It is good to know all about this coming 64 bit processor.. Thanks for informing us regarding the adv and disadv. Ram
     
  • Comment #751 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have windows vista 32bit version and I was interesting to upgrade to 64bit. I have also download the instruction on how to upgrade using the command line. Is upgrade not really available in 32bit or can it cost me many? Thanks
     
  • Comment #752 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the article is very informative. Thank you very much.
     
  • Comment #753 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good article. At least give me some basic ideas.
     
  • Comment #754 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok the explaination was ok but was not in detail.
     
  • Comment #755 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Plain, english. Good job.
     
  • Comment #756 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simplicity.
     
  • Comment #757 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very nice
     
  • Comment #758 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Aswerd my question fine.
     
  • Comment #759 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thats fine ! thanQ !
     
  • Comment #760 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    now i know diff b/w 32 and 64 bit processors. thnq
     
  • Comment #761 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great info. Can't get any better than that.
     
  • Comment #762 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very clear and easy to understand for a non computer literate beginner
     
  • Comment #763 (Posted by raj)
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    short and sweet,clearly understable.
     
  • Comment #764 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Where are your citations?
     
  • Comment #765 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    First I want to convey my greetings after I am a student of computer course so I have many problems in this case so I want to know more a bout it . thanks
     
  • Comment #766 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    actually it is anice article indeed
     
  • Comment #767 (Posted by amit)
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    can u explain.........intel[r]pentium[r]4
     
  • Comment #768 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    written with the principles of an engineer (KISS) Keep It Simple Stupid, clear and concise to ensure the reader understands, which is the objective
     
  • Comment #769 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The explanation was made easier even to understand by a layman. I am technically well sound works with HP Computer for tech support. I like the definations and meaning for 64 vs 32 bit processor. In future if you can send me more information on any new updates on computers it will be halpfull for me. neerajp_patankar7@rediffmail.com
     
  • Comment #770 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Three words for you, simple and clear. Thanks!
     
  • Comment #771 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great advise
     
  • Comment #772 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks for the info.. now i know why my other programs is not working..and now i know its because it needs 64 bit computers... damn.. if i only knew..
     
  • Comment #773 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Introduce better programs for what you work with today, 32 bit system,keep it sweet and simple.
     
  • Comment #774 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It provided a simple explanation about 64 bit and 32 bit Operating Systems, and provided good pros and cons on them.
     
  • Comment #775 (Posted by sabitha)
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    Very nice description...
     
  • Comment #776 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice article, little but knowledgeful
     
  • Comment #777 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i read many articles to know what does this 32/64bit mean. coz i have a 64 bit processor and i tried using 64bit ubuntu. but i felt its not of much difference when i used 32bit of same version. also most programs available are of 32 bit. so i was thinking why should i switch to 64 bit. i got my answers from this simple description above. its very easy to understand and precise. thank you.
     
  • Comment #778 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent Article about 64 and 32 bit processors...
     
  • Comment #779 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it contains a healthy argument and facts to ease the pc users in selection of these two platforms.
     
  • Comment #780 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good try, just got what i wanted.
     
  • Comment #781 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    find the info helpful
     
  • Comment #782 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this dude rules, hes a true bro core and knows how to flaunt his shit
     
  • Comment #783 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks
     
  • Comment #784 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i was able to understand it, and it was most instrumental in my making a decision.
     
  • Comment #785 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just what i wanted to know
     
  • Comment #786 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to Understand
     
  • Comment #787 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I understand what it is saying. By giving examples, it makes sense. Sam,
     
  • Comment #788 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Superb Explanation of article
     
  • Comment #789 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice and simple for a layman. thanks
     
  • Comment #790 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it explain things well,even for less technically minded individuals
     
  • Comment #791 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Please remove this obsolete and incomplete article. Ended up with more questions. Where are the pure mathematics and structure of the processors? How do you get to those numbers? Why are you showing us the numbers anyway? Just to say one is bigger? Not a good article, author should either stick to the basics (probably two paragraphs is enough) or develop further.
     
  • Comment #792 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cool
     
  • Comment #793 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    there is no clear explanation, Explanation is elaborate
     
  • Comment #794 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the best way of explaining i have ever found. i am gonna put this page in my favourites thanks alot
     
  • Comment #795 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this is good but if u give architectural,operation difference its may be best
     
  • Comment #796 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good post, very straight forward!!
     
  • Comment #797 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank u 32 bit win
     
  • Comment #798 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    PLEASE EXPLAIN MORE FROM BASIC
     
  • Comment #799 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    short and well explained for normal as well as advanced user
     
  • Comment #800 (Posted by sambasivarao maroju)
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    as a end user i will look out the compatibility of of the softwares whether it was prepared either on 32 bit or 64 bit technology must be useful to the user. i feel it is a game with the end user that not useful the softwares prepared with 32 bit technology. it is very pity and sad to say. it at all the hi-fi people wants to transfor the technology to the higher rate let them do it, nobody is objecting till then at least some patches should be released so as to work the oldest softwaares which were done on 32 bit technology
     
  • Comment #801 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great simple and plain explanation, would have been great to add a lil bit technical examples with numbers. Kareem
     
  • Comment #802 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Yes Itz Real'y Gud... Thanks and Regards, Kathiravan Jayachandran Software Engineer Mumbai-Indian (From Tamilnadu)
     
  • Comment #803 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good job in breaking it down to layman's understanding.
     
  • Comment #804 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #805 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    helped but seems kinda old. most pcs have more then 1 gb of ram now.
     
  • Comment #806 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it gives only basic idea
     
  • Comment #807 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A difficult concept explained in a lucid manner. Thank you !
     
  • Comment #808 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    If the price comes into picture then we can say 64-bit is gud
     
  • Comment #809 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    what are you thing now in 2008
     
  • Comment #810 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very informative ... nice description.
     
  • Comment #811 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because it makes you understand your position as well as youe dicition
     
  • Comment #812 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excelant and quite simple to understand,really good for students who get limited money to spend on such stuffs.
     
  • Comment #813 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Transparent, readable and useful. Not too 'techie'.
     
  • Comment #814 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Down-to-earth explanation. Thanks for sharing this piece of information with us.
     
  • Comment #815 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it really threw light on this longtime disturbing question..thanks
     
  • Comment #816 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very good info. Thanks
     
  • Comment #817 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i ratedit so because it is simple to understand, but not enough detail, but it makes understanding the difference quite easy...
     
  • Comment #818 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I thought the name "Super Admin" kinda corny, but, after reading this, I completely understand. You made even me, a south Texan stripper with ADD, finally learn what the fuck a bit is. Thanx
     
  • Comment #819 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ya it;s good article but i want to know performance of 64 bit
     
  • Comment #820 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I agree. 64 is the way to go. It will take time, with windows server 2008 which is going to be only a 64 bit operating system i will be a good start to move the world in the right direction
     
  • Comment #821 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    There are alot of comments lol!
     
  • Comment #822 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I understood everything you said, but it wouldnt hurt me to read if you had expound just a little BIT more. LOL, you did good
     
  • Comment #823 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    just what i need to know. many thanks
     
  • Comment #824 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this really helped thanks a lot for spending your time righting this article
     
  • Comment #825 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    straight talk
     
  • Comment #826 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    While I'm I'm not a "Geek", I'm an advanced novice , so to speak: This article actually Spits It Out". While most of us want someone else to make a decision for us that could be trouble later. "Cry Babies" , myself included. I'm a 72 year "Ole Fart" and I understood it. Thanks, Don K. -Tampa, Fl.
     
  • Comment #827 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because its confusing, boring, and there is no point in learning it.. plus, no pics
     
  • Comment #828 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    SIMPLE AND CLEAR
     
  • Comment #829 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This artical has helped me to understand the core difference both technically and practically. Thank you
     
  • Comment #830 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    A very good article and was easy to comprehend.
     
  • Comment #831 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'm conservative with praise.
     
  • Comment #832 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nice information correctly presented...good work.
     
  • Comment #833 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the explanation is good, non-technical person can understand it.. keep it up and thanks for the info..
     
  • Comment #834 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    THIS INFORMATION IS THE CORE INFORMATION WHICH HELPS TO UNDERSTAND EASILY THE MAIN DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE BITS
     
  • Comment #835 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #836 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    s**ks,starter level information !
     
  • Comment #837 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    stays simple. give a minum of information to the novice allowing him to understand the basics.
     
  • Comment #838 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I could understand it and form a judgement based on it.
     
  • Comment #839 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    super intro
     
  • Comment #840 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    written in plain language. without too much technical jargon
     
  • Comment #841 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it can make me able give answer in viava test in my college
     
  • Comment #842 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This information was pretty good but second paragraph wasn't clear i.e. 32 bit processor represent number from 0 to 3 and 64 bit processor represent number from 0 to 18. Anyone with this solution can mail me at spmit.mazumder@gmail.com. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #843 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    clear concise explanation
     
  • Comment #844 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative, and helped me understand a lot more!
     
  • Comment #845 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    That was great, finally I understand. Thank you!
     
  • Comment #846 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very enlightening!!
     
  • Comment #847 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    That was good! Really good! You should have spoken about Windows Vista 32 bit vs Windows Vista 64 bit but overall it was nicely done. Keep it up folks!
     
  • Comment #848 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear and concise. Cheers.
     
  • Comment #849 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good information and easy to digest.
     
  • Comment #850 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it worked for me.
     
  • Comment #851 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent read for 2005 unfortunately the future is here and now we can't live without 64 bit anything let alone drivers lol. I would say 95% of software I use is 64 bit, looking back in time I wonder how I ever used a 32 bit machine. There is just no denying the level of power behind using more cores vs one.
     
  • Comment #852 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    written in easiest language possible..quite useful for amateurs
     
  • Comment #853 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    plain text explained everything clearly...good job
     
  • Comment #854 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand. everything in short.very clear
     
  • Comment #855 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    INFO WELL NEEDED.
     
  • Comment #856 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent points and logical good level of detail.
     
  • Comment #857 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think you simplified it nicely. I hope my 64bit Phenom will last me a while, I just spent $1000.00+ on a new computer, hardware alone... the installation was free (I built it in 10 minutes flat, should've been on a nascar crew! :P)
     
  • Comment #858 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article is 6 years old ... enough said.
     
  • Comment #859 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was great knowledge thanks very much...
     
  • Comment #860 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent. Will help me in choosing the processer
     
  • Comment #861 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    After reading this article,I decided to take a sledge hammer to my computer!!!!Now maybe Santa will bring me a new one with Vista on it.
     
  • Comment #862 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Worth Reading ***
     
  • Comment #863 (Posted by Diesel)
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    Nice.... thanx
     
  • Comment #864 (Posted by joey)
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    Woah! this article has live for the last 6 years its kinda make me shed some tears.. good for the author. yes it informative like someone who post here its al generality and it doesn't show the point of 64bit and 32bit. these post only proves that when someone praises someone don't suck up his idea research your own. sorry this my feelings for all others that know only sucking
     
  • Comment #865 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it was in laymans speak without the obligatory acronyms that proliferate the PC world. Geoff Wren.
     
  • Comment #866 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to understand and useful advice. Thanks
     
  • Comment #867 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very clear....Thanks a lot
     
  • Comment #868 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for clarifying the difference... Now I can shut up all those know-it-all ''experts''.
     
  • Comment #869 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Another issue is RAM. You really need about 4 GB of RAM to take full advantage of the capabilities offered by a 64-bit processor, while most PC owners have less than 1 GB under their computerís hood. Why??? It is easy to see the other arguements, but why this?
     
  • Comment #870 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have a AMD Anthlon 64 machine and it works very good with a nVidia display it is the best machine for me. I have 512 and 256 MB DDR II Ram. which works quite okay for me. for games and music, movies. Its awesome and the processor and the board is a bit costly than other boards and processor, but hey it gives you a good performance.
     
  • Comment #871 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Jargon-free, easy to understand and practical. Thanks!
     
  • Comment #872 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #873 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    How does each processor differ in appearance relative to programs. You mentioned the internal difference but not the physical aspect.
     
  • Comment #874 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    now I understand more about the difference.
     
  • Comment #875 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I liked it, but dosn't explain todays modern age pricecors, I know this was from '05, and Im leaving this in '11. You should write new one about windows 7.
     
  • Comment #876 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i rated no. 3 because i think its not full information abt 32 bit and 64 bit processor .
     
  • Comment #877 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    clear and understandable article for new beginners in computing
     
  • Comment #878 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    perfectly and concisely answered the question
     
  • Comment #879 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Put things where I wanted them "in perspective"
     
  • Comment #880 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very well!
     
  • Comment #881 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explainition thanks!!!
     
  • Comment #882 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is a question i had in my head but never asked. thank you
     
  • Comment #883 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not as technical as I would have hoped
     
  • Comment #884 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I learnt a lot in a short period of time. Excellent article
     
  • Comment #885 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you have only foucesed on amd prosesers.any way it realy answered my question.thanks
     
  • Comment #886 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    spank ya, it was short, simple, it did what it needed to
     
  • Comment #887 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I don't know if it's right or wrong but it sound right and i'll keep it in my head.
     
  • Comment #888 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i know a little about system and also have practicle experiece, still i felt that this reading will help me buy a latop, which I am going to buy very soon. also I liked that it gives only information and not decision. Thanks a lot.
     
  • Comment #889 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice, simple and informative article.thanks
     
  • Comment #890 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank U 4 your info
     
  • Comment #891 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is a handy suggestion while looking for new computers with good configurartion set.
     
  • Comment #892 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    like the way its put over, straight to the point, no bullshit
     
  • Comment #893 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cuz it clarifies in an easy way and pretty much comprehensible.
     
  • Comment #894 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good Explanations....
     
  • Comment #895 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Description is very clear. Those who don't understand computer terminology also can understand the concept.
     
  • Comment #896 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks a lot,it helped me a lot. Thanks for keeping it as simple as possible. By the way do you have any hibernate books you have written.If yes kindly sent me the link to my mailId pavan.danthuluri@gmail.com
     
  • Comment #897 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    told me nothing to why certain hardware not work making me banckrupt
     
  • Comment #898 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i had no idea...
     
  • Comment #899 (Posted by manish)
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    Article is fine but elaborate it by giving more differences between #@-bit and 64-bit,Thanks..!!
     
  • Comment #900 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    nice info. thx.
     
  • Comment #901 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good discussio about bits
     
  • Comment #902 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is what I was looking for. I wanted to know the difference between 32 and 64 bit processors. This article gave me rough idea. Nice Article...
     
  • Comment #903 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Consice to the point and he covered the field between the diffence
     
  • Comment #904 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good Job explaining this 32 bits & 64 bits processer
     
  • Comment #905 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    an excellent explanation, thank you
     
  • Comment #906 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It answered a basic question here in the office. What happens if I have a 64 bit processor and 32 bit software, will it work Ok.? Thank you.
     
  • Comment #907 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and useful advices, thanx Hari
     
  • Comment #908 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great so , even i have a 64 bit cpu it wont too much difference on my pc according to the softwares be casue they were made for 32 bit op systems ... i have the tl-60 series 32/64 bit i have 2 gig of ram , and 250hdd , and i am getting the 64 bit ultimate 7 win . I might try tosee it`s works fine if not than i`ll go back to win 7 32 bit , i`ll see the difference between the two ... thnax it was very usefull to rea all of it . I use pc for about a year and well learned a lot , form post`s like this one exemple ... thank you very much and have a wonderful day
     
  • Comment #909 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It doesn't explain well the advantages and the disadvantages of both types of operating systems. Only technical people can relate to the article
     
  • Comment #910 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good advice-thanks
     
  • Comment #911 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple to understand and very informative thankyou.
     
  • Comment #912 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you, appreciate the clarification.
     
  • Comment #913 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear and easy to understand.
     
  • Comment #914 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great presentation of the differences between 32 bit and 64 bit processors
     
  • Comment #915 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    straight to the point
     
  • Comment #916 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it gave me what i need to know about bits
     
  • Comment #917 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you, thank you. Finally someone explained this so I could understand it. Bravo!
     
  • Comment #918 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    what i was searching for was how to explain the diffence between 32-bit and 64- bit, and definitely this piece of information do provdes with a fair idea to do so. thank you.
     
  • Comment #919 (Posted by piumal dissanayake)
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    this is very usefull post.thanks a lot
     
  • Comment #920 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    a complex and informative article which made simple ,thanx
     
  • Comment #921 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good for general user but not for technical user
     
  • Comment #922 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank You
     
  • Comment #923 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was very simply put.. easy to understan .. i think it was very useful !! cheers
     
  • Comment #924 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good and well explained info searched with google..haha
     
  • Comment #925 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Clear - enough info to use on my next buy.
     
  • Comment #926 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Qite good.
     
  • Comment #927 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    In spite of the boring subject matter the explanation was very entertaining which helped in continuing to read to the end. thanks much!!
     
  • Comment #928 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Makes sence
     
  • Comment #929 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very comprehensive.
     
  • Comment #930 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good ... Good ...
     
  • Comment #931 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Explained in a simple and understandable way Art
     
  • Comment #932 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    informative for a layman..
     
  • Comment #933 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very comprehensible to computer illiterates like myself (but DO have some understanding,though). The author minimized the amount of computer jargon and nomenclatures used. Kudos! way to go, buddy. You should be my computers professor.
     
  • Comment #934 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Well understood
     
  • Comment #935 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I appreciate the way you explained the 32 Vs 64. Keep it up.
     
  • Comment #936 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this answered all my questions.
     
  • Comment #937 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks very well explained,short and sweet.
     
  • Comment #938 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and sober :)
     
  • Comment #939 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Gave me what I "Needed" to hear!
     
  • Comment #940 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    YAY!
     
  • Comment #941 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Dearest Excellent approach and keep up the good work.
     
  • Comment #942 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Yes...the mathematical dealing and presentation of advantage and disadvantage is really helpful.Thank for your kind suggestions too..:).
     
  • Comment #943 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    sounds good. i want to tell something to those who rate poor.this article is abt diff bet 32 bit and 64 bit.article describes it very clearly.if u were given the same topic is it possible for any one to diferentiate more than this. if so do it..always try to encourage to those who do favour to others.so that many can get benefitted and also the people will come out with new thoughts and discovery
     
  • Comment #944 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Read a dozen google search results on 32 vs 64bit. This is the only one which explained how 64bit addresses more memory, ie. using the binary example in teh first section.
     
  • Comment #945 (Posted by Fahad)
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    Great Information :)
     
  • Comment #946 (Posted by Sat)
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    Detailed explanation ... wonderful ;)
     
  • Comment #947 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    detailed
     
  • Comment #948 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it told me clearly exactly what i wanted to know in layman's terms. ie plain english.
     
  • Comment #949 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nicely explained, better than any yet
     
  • Comment #950 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #951 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    found was i was looking for ;)
     
  • Comment #952 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    yhsnks!!
     
  • Comment #953 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Written in very simple and precise way.
     
  • Comment #954 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Hmm that explains my main doubt! thanks
     
  • Comment #955 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    um quite clear :)
     
  • Comment #956 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple way of explaining things...
     
  • Comment #957 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Cleares my concepts... thats it Thankyou
     
  • Comment #958 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    you explained clearly and didn't make it too nerdy
     
  • Comment #959 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    tis enough
     
  • Comment #960 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ya i got it,
     
  • Comment #961 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This was an easy read and great for people who want to learn but do not want to be bogged down with ALL of the more in-depth explanations that differentiate 32-bit from 64-bit. Excellent!!!!
     
  • Comment #962 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    becoz's this is a simpl way for a user to understand and use best nd new technology
     
  • Comment #963 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because its very informative
     
  • Comment #964 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is an outstanding explanation!! Thank you so much !!
     
  • Comment #965 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very good for 'knowledge'...but missed something...how do I know if i am using a 64 bit processor or windows?
     
  • Comment #966 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Learnt something new today :-)
     
  • Comment #967 (Posted by Susan)
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    Interesting article but it's four years old. So do 64-bit programs today still cause problems?
     
  • Comment #968 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent summary, very clear and consise information. I appreciate the commentary about who "really needs a 64bit processor", as I have had my AMD 64 bit processor for over 4 years, and I really love it!
     
  • Comment #969 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its enough but not giving the pure difference of both bits
     
  • Comment #970 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good for enlighting me
     
  • Comment #971 (Posted by Dharmender)
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    Thanks, But if we use 64bit processor in 32bit OS how it works?
     
  • Comment #972 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    informative and easily understandable
     
  • Comment #973 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i under stood it and it didnt take me onve two minutes to read. Perfect. But i was left with one question. Should I get 4GB with 32 bit processor or is that just dumb. I'll just have to keep searching.
     
  • Comment #974 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for the info
     
  • Comment #975 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just a few words: short, very informative, yet easy enough for outsiders to understand it.
     
  • Comment #976 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Easy to the points
     
  • Comment #977 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    IT IS SO BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN THAT EVEN A LAYMAN LIKE ME CAN ALSO UNDERSTAND.REALLY NICE SIR."RAJINDER ARORA"(INDIA)
     
  • Comment #978 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Well explained for the novice pc user. Thanx
     
  • Comment #979 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    small but impressive article
     
  • Comment #980 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple but very detailed
     
  • Comment #981 (Posted by choko)
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    it sucks
     
  • Comment #982 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because i didin't got the architecture of the 32 bit and 64 bit
     
  • Comment #983 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This actuallu made clear what and how important a processor is.The article was great,easy and knowlegable
     
  • Comment #984 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thank you for a good explanation, but I didn't get an answer to what is really bothering me, which is whether I will have problems running 32 bit programs and hardware on a 64 bit processor with a 32 bit OS
     
  • Comment #985 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    to the point for the computer layman
     
  • Comment #986 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because it answered the question in a way that non-technical people can understand.
     
  • Comment #987 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    outdated
     
  • Comment #988 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks for simplicity and good information
     
  • Comment #989 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i have upderstanded in very organized way the difference between 32 to 64 as we are going to migrate or Oracle database from 32 bit to 64 bit so i read the article to understand the differece.
     
  • Comment #990 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great.... now i know...
     
  • Comment #991 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you for the break down, extremely helpful
     
  • Comment #992 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Had no idea of the difference before, and I dislike somethings about having a 64-bit since I can not run some of my favorite programs on my 64-bit computer. This article is very well written and explains the difference well. Sad that some programs will be useless, because they worked, and worked well.
     
  • Comment #993 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Informative and good explaination........
     
  • Comment #994 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thats good ..I have got the answer ..however i would like to know more about this..
     
  • Comment #995 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ah, clarity! thanks!
     
  • Comment #996 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I now know more about the differences than I did previously, and I just purchased a 64 bit notebook.
     
  • Comment #997 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good. thanks
     
  • Comment #998 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks, it was short, sweet and concise. Amen.
     
  • Comment #999 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its has good information and you wil get your profit ..... thanks a lot ............
     
  • Comment #1000 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good....
     
  • Comment #1001 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This info was something I just didn't know - and it told me even more than I originally needed to know, which will help in the future. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #1002 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good articule it is easy to understand and give idea for the future
     
  • Comment #1003 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    great to know about the upcoming processors.Thanks for your information.
     
  • Comment #1004 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great article just very old and out of date now..
     
  • Comment #1005 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it cleared my all doubts
     
  • Comment #1006 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    How do yo change it?!
     
  • Comment #1007 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i useing amd 5000+64bit with 2gb ram , and windwos7 64 bit still i havent got any error on media player or acrobat reader or any software and stiil i using nero 8 and 32bit softwares and worck with lot of tools , and still i fund few software`s compatible with 64bit , itz with adobe cs2 mastercollection (photoshop 64bit) ** advantages low processor usage downloading and uploading and playing 1080p videos and hd audio i use same windwos7 32 bit software same pc , but wih windwos7 64bit version itz better than ever and low virus activities...
     
  • Comment #1008 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good work thank you
     
  • Comment #1009 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The infarmation is structured perfectly! The only usefull thing i would like to find on this page in future is a comparison between the ... lets say if we use a solid works 2008 X32 and the same X64 how much faster would it do the same /really complex/ detail :) thank you for tje usefull article!
     
  • Comment #1010 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It explained the diffences briefly which is exactly as I wanted.
     
  • Comment #1011 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    exactly what I wanted to know
     
  • Comment #1012 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It explained what I wanted to know in a simple way that I could understand
     
  • Comment #1013 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple and good
     
  • Comment #1014 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thnxs its good but need some more information clearly
     
  • Comment #1015 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i convert a demension 3100 32 bit i put 4 gb ram memory with special software to change bios memory i put window 7 64 bit into my 32bit just to explore option works fine can read 3 gb out of 4 bofore imposible to read more than 2 gb of memory ram. chage my bios from a03 to a04 update from dell download . now back to normal with window7 32 bit the difference is 64 is faster but i do not recomend to do what i did
     
  • Comment #1016 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks for the summary, i got the merits of 64bit
     
  • Comment #1017 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good explination
     
  • Comment #1018 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good but too limited in his contents.
     
  • Comment #1019 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not compuor savy, explained in simple terms.
     
  • Comment #1020 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Recently bought a program that is for only 32-. It wasn't printed on the label and because I bought the program and opened it, there is a no return policy on computer programs when opened. I wish have a FX Windows Vista Gateway. I understand now.
     
  • Comment #1021 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It would have been better it the content was explained graphically or pictorially. Basha
     
  • Comment #1022 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its average information abt processo
     
  • Comment #1023 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The information was put in a very simple maner.
     
  • Comment #1024 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    outdated
     
  • Comment #1025 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    tis gave the basic ideas
     
  • Comment #1026 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it explained all i needed to know...many thanks
     
  • Comment #1027 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    yes
     
  • Comment #1028 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The article was clear to me, as I'm not close to being a techie. Therefore it answered my question in clear understandable layman english as well as satisfying my query
     
  • Comment #1029 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    GOOD !!! :)
     
  • Comment #1030 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    well, atta
     
  • Comment #1031 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The article provides the necessary explanation to the question.
     
  • Comment #1032 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it does not tells about ram etc how much gb can use etc
     
  • Comment #1033 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks babe
     
  • Comment #1034 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Although the information is presented in a clear format, it's pretty much wrong. 1. Intel 64 bit CPUs are also backwards compatible. 2. The performance comes from an improved architecture, not whether it's 64 vs 32 bit. 3. The amount of RAM you have has nothing to do with whether you can take advantage of 64 bit processing.
     
  • Comment #1035 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I question the value of the information since this was printed in 2005. Perhaps "in the future" is now. Technical explanation good.
     
  • Comment #1036 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good it was short and sweet
     
  • Comment #1037 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Hi, Realy it was a good explaination for me. Thanks..
     
  • Comment #1038 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    processor is quite powerful,ram and hard disk capacity should be bit more,nice graphics so a good one
     
  • Comment #1039 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nothing technical and self explanatory
     
  • Comment #1040 (Posted by Juan C Urrutia)
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    You are a big writer, brother, understood Everything. 64-bit user!
     
  • Comment #1041 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great article
     
  • Comment #1042 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent use of the KISS method. most of the time, PEBKAC errors are because people are making it too complicated.
     
  • Comment #1043 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it's good V.S.K.M.NAGARAJAN
     
  • Comment #1044 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    What about Windows 7. Xp is no longer supported and vista is a piece of junk. Does this mean my old programs won't run on my new win 7 64 bit computer?
     
  • Comment #1045 (Posted by kranthi)
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    simple and complete
     
  • Comment #1046 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very useful always wondered the difference you made it very easy to understand! and 64-bits are better
     
  • Comment #1047 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The post helped me a lot. Now I know to wait for the 64 bit to settle better.
     
  • Comment #1048 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Its informative. Resolving the big puzzle.
     
  • Comment #1049 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I would rate this as a full 5+++ because it is clear to understand, and gets right to the answer. thank you.
     
  • Comment #1050 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good post, short and sweet as stated. I have a 64-bit processor and 64-bit Windows 7 OS...seemed to have some problems. I switched to a 32-bit Windows operating system (still have the 64-bit processor)...hopefully this might solve the problems I was having like random freezes/crashes (32-bit programs not liking the 64-bit environment I guess?) Thanks for article! I think I'll stick with my 32-bit Windows for now.
     
  • Comment #1051 (Posted by prabhas-darling)
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    expecting little depth info
     
  • Comment #1052 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Why would you need 4GB? Are we assuming only x64 Vista Ultimate as a wothwhile OS (not that we knew much about that in feb 2005)? An update article would be good.
     
  • Comment #1053 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Would be excellent if was updated and time line included with windows 7 32bit and 64 bit now out. Old processors (3-4 years) like mine are only 32 bit so there is no point in replacing that awful Vista with windows 7 64 bit.
     
  • Comment #1054 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this article was really good and very understandable. i am sure more studs get benefits by reading this.. thank you to this author and this site..keep posting more..
     
  • Comment #1055 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I'm a complete novice when it comes to computer architecture and even I was able to grasp the technological differences. Not sure I could win an argument but atleast I have something I can reference... Thank you Micheal
     
  • Comment #1056 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    none
     
  • Comment #1057 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It's old windows 7 is here now with 64 bit os.
     
  • Comment #1058 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    short article but intresting and good
     
  • Comment #1059 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have a 64-bit processor, but having to take a chance in not all my software will work, I will wait. There are not even enough updates for the existing software to run properly on my Vista home premium 32-bit, let alone the 64-bit version.
     
  • Comment #1060 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    5 it was in explained in normal language not computer rubbish
     
  • Comment #1061 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks Dude
     
  • Comment #1062 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    If you are giving more difference than this, it will be clear completely. Anyhow your explanation is very good.
     
  • Comment #1063 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this article is simplyfied to know to common pc users
     
  • Comment #1064 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    THE ONE THING THAT I DIDN'T KNOW IS THAT THEY SHORTEN BINARY DIGET TO BIT. IT BEEN 20 YEARS SINCE I WAS A DATA PROCESSING STUDENT. BUT THE EXPLATION WAS PERFECT.
     
  • Comment #1065 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I liked it
     
  • Comment #1066 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Nicely done, just reformated for w7 64bit on my AMD Athlon 64bit with a index rating of 6.0 for cpu but let down by video card of 3.4 and 2gb ram. Cheers
     
  • Comment #1067 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good , that's the way to explain to a neophyte like me .
     
  • Comment #1068 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very well contructed for my comaprison needs
     
  • Comment #1069 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    sounds to crear in mind.........
     
  • Comment #1070 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i needed to know for research
     
  • Comment #1071 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Perfect article for what i needed to know.(Uma Dama Kakumani)
     
  • Comment #1072 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    finally a good explenation
     
  • Comment #1073 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative and easy to understand. Thanx
     
  • Comment #1074 (Posted by Seshu)
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    Very impressive and good information. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #1075 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cool
     
  • Comment #1076 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article gives very clear view regarding 32bit and 64bit OS. Thanks to the author for providing this article. - Satish Mongam
     
  • Comment #1077 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thankyou, very informative for my college assignment :)
     
  • Comment #1078 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    straight to the point.
     
  • Comment #1079 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    The issue is explained very clearly. :)
     
  • Comment #1080 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Most of the content on this website is ok and relevant but the majority is out of date.... Windows 7 has arrived, there is a significant speed difference between the x86(32-bit) and the x64(64-bit) i have run both and have found that for the marks my computers both reached the x64 version is faster, even though i'm only using a single core vs a dual core in my x64 machine. Drivers are no longer an issue as you can normally find that you can run ether nowadays(i recomend trying to find the x64 version first though) with little issues
     
  • Comment #1081 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    your understanding is very good for me that's good thank's you
     
  • Comment #1082 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    cristal clear, i found it Bazile Peterson
     
  • Comment #1083 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I still do not know if my programs will actually work with 64 bit. (MS Word;Excel;Paperport;Winfax etc.)
     
  • Comment #1084 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    common sense and in plain english it helps but then it does not in that I have no idea how many programs I will lose if I convert to 64 bit. But thanks anyway at least I can make an informed stab at a decision.
     
  • Comment #1085 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because it answered what I was looking for
     
  • Comment #1086 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very straight forward. Informative but easily understood. Good job.
     
  • Comment #1087 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Awsome dude.. it really help me a lot...
     
  • Comment #1088 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very good explanition
     
  • Comment #1089 (Posted by Mahesh)
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    good information Thanks
     
  • Comment #1090 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple explanation...
     
  • Comment #1091 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    100/100
     
  • Comment #1092 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    explained in a good way..
     
  • Comment #1093 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    gud article
     
  • Comment #1094 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This article was published 02/27/2005, it's too old to be of any real use. But thank you for the information anyway.
     
  • Comment #1095 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    really very usefull. thanks
     
  • Comment #1096 (Posted by Abhishek Narang)
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    good explanations...thanx!
     
  • Comment #1097 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I like this simple and short thanx for info.
     
  • Comment #1098 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    VERY GOOD INFORMATION... IM CLEAR NOW
     
  • Comment #1099 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Lack of information.
     
  • Comment #1100 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It was more clear that i thought
     
  • Comment #1101 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Short and sweet explanation. Thanks.
     
  • Comment #1102 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thanks for taking the time to explain.
     
  • Comment #1103 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it's a great description that anyone can easily understand...
     
  • Comment #1104 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    excellent help for somebbody who would'nt be much in the know, and as for people saying its too general, thats the whole idea of this so that any body can understand the basics of bit differences
     
  • Comment #1105 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it covers quiet a bit of info, i like it
     
  • Comment #1106 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thnx
     
  • Comment #1107 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    If someone is looking for a PC with a 64 bit processor, please find this link. http://www.overstock.com/Electronics/IBM-ThinkCentre-3.0-GHz-Pentium-4-Desktop-Computer-Refurb/2608651/product.html This PC has a 3.0 Ghz P4 with HT. It can handle anything you throw at it in the gen pop of today.
     
  • Comment #1108 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I talked to an IT man about this and it almost seems there's more to be feared than rejoiced about - - at this point at least. Funny how all you have to do is package a promotional in wording that sells and all is well with your soul.
     
  • Comment #1109 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    old, just about 5 year now. But informational. Wonder where it stands today? Any update on this site?
     
  • Comment #1110 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    GOOD INFO,SOME PEOPLE ARE JUST RE**RDS AND CANT HELP THEMSELVES OR COMPREHEND
     
  • Comment #1111 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Fair enough...
     
  • Comment #1112 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    awesome mate good article Well yeah, i mean 64 have program compatibility programs and are faster and need high system requirements (not 512 MB of ram =[ ) and 32 bit are more compatible or wide spread in other words but slower and can't carry out enormous calculations. anyway i hope 64 wins in the future...
     
  • Comment #1113 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just what I needed to know!
     
  • Comment #1114 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple informative and easy to understand
     
  • Comment #1115 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This was a great article if I knew more I would have marked it great what I really needed to know was will my software work on the 64 bit system and I think it what I have read some will some wont.
     
  • Comment #1116 (Posted by jc)
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    these facts are all wrong. simply, totally wrong. just do some research, you are wrong. all of the comments are wrong too. only i am right.
     
  • Comment #1117 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This is very well articulated with great explanations that tells all what we neeed to know before making up our dicisions. I don't think that we need worry about 64 bits operating systems flowing in the market yet. Indeed when the time comes, we'll all embrace it. thanx
     
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    I know this is an old article, but even today the bit notice ability is pretty small. I run a 64 bit sempron, my mother runs a 32 sempron and my gram has a 32 bit athlon and all seem pretty close in performance with very little variability even though mom runs 4 gig ram in her's and the other 2 of mine n grams runs 1. mostly the truth is 64 bit downloads 20% more at a time then 32, no real big deal. I have the fastest but mostly cause its a SMALLER processor on a faster bored. I ran a 32 bit athlon in this computer before on a older elite group bored and ultimately i have found the sempron on the newer microstar to be smoother and ultimately faster but I think the real speeds more from the smaller chip and the newer tech bored construction. Anyway, thanks for the article. ;)(thumb-up) keep cool
     
  • Comment #1119 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Have better understanding. Thx
     
  • Comment #1120 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Good and useful information.
     
  • Comment #1121 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    tnx
     
  • Comment #1122 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand. very helpful. thanks much!!!!
     
  • Comment #1123 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i now understand the difference
     
  • Comment #1124 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    to the guy who posted that it su*ks the only reason your saying that is because your too stupid to understand it. GOOD JOB man i really like the way you explaned it
     
  • Comment #1125 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    the answer is not reachable, some wat confusing.Still no clear in it!!!!!!!
     
  • Comment #1126 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Thank you for the information. I now know how to present this question in lamens terms so that my customers will understand : )
     
  • Comment #1127 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Just what I needed to know without too much superfluous geeky info! Thanks.
     
  • Comment #1128 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this article is out of date
     
  • Comment #1129 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    simple tothe point and not to technical
     
  • Comment #1130 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I think this explains the difference in laymans terms. It also says that 64 bit isn't necessarily better than 32 bit processing in practice. It seems that although 64 bit is the latest it will take a while before the industry catches up and takes full advantage of 64 bit processing power.
     
  • Comment #1131 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not as much detailed
     
  • Comment #1132 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I know a lot more than when I started--both theoretical and practical
     
  • Comment #1133 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I just want my 32 bit progams to work properly in my new 64 bit machine
     
  • Comment #1134 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    because it explaned my question and some more
     
  • Comment #1135 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand Thanks Mukesh
     
  • Comment #1136 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    So simply explained that a non-computer background person can understand it easily
     
  • Comment #1137 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple!
     
  • Comment #1138 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    still some thing is not understandable
     
  • Comment #1139 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative and very well explained, thank you.
     
  • Comment #1140 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thx, didnt know all of this.(i know. me nooby so what? =] ) i got a AMD Athlon 64 processor (and just 1G RAM) in my PC(got it from a friend, he didnt need it, -LOL- ) but im running normal Windows XP 32 bit version. all works fine, but i got a question, how to switch to 64 version?? or, would it be usefull, switching to the 64 version, knowing that less programs will work?
     
  • Comment #1141 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It explains everything pure and simple for someone who knows a bit about computers but not everything.
     
  • Comment #1142 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Because I wanted to determine the defference between both processors.
     
  • Comment #1143 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    good
     
  • Comment #1144 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Simple and makes sense
     
  • Comment #1145 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it was a very informative article
     
  • Comment #1146 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very informative.
     
  • Comment #1147 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    this information provided is accurate and more informative and its easy to understand the author wants to say that as the number of bit os increass it performs fast operations and lower number performs Slower operations
     
  • Comment #1148 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    it is excellent
     
  • Comment #1149 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    What you said was DOPE! Man keep up the good work!
     
  • Comment #1150 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    i think you give enough knowledge. about bit
     
  • Comment #1151 (Posted by J W Mason)
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    I have a Win 7 64-bit computer and would simply like to run some of my old 32-bit programs. Some will work and some (BASIC interpreter, dictionary) will not. Is there a simple way to do this? Anybody know? Thanks, J Mason signman3331@cableone.net
     
  • Comment #1152 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Plain English, but should have gone into more detail
     
  • Comment #1153 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its gr8. really helpful, thanx
     
  • Comment #1154 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    So simple and so useful
     
  • Comment #1155 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    not for more details in proper
     
  • Comment #1156 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    It answered my request for a simple answer to a ( I'm sure ) very complex subject.
     
  • Comment #1157 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    ok ok i was expecting deep info
     
  • Comment #1158 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    pls tell with some examples
     
  • Comment #1159 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Excellent, very succinct, Great job at keeping it simple...Nice Job. Daanigma
     
  • Comment #1160 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Very good explanation indeed. Thanks Saurabh
     
  • Comment #1161 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    very useful summary thanx :)
     
  • Comment #1162 (Posted by Joset)
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    Very clear!!! The BEST explanation I have found!!!
     
  • Comment #1163 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    easy to understand
     
  • Comment #1164 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    I have 64 bit laptop. I was confused about it for a long time.
     
  • Comment #1165 (Posted by an unknown user)