[Ubuntu-US-PA] 32 bit vs. k64 bit for Linux

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Mon Apr 23 02:09:00 UTC 2012

On 04/22/2012 07:54 PM, SilverTip257 wrote:

> @Lee:
> I don't see any reason why a 64-bit OS on a system with 2 to 3GB of
> RAM would be slower than that same system running a 32-bit OS.  I've
> never noticed that nor have I specifically tested it.  PAE performance
> is another story though ^.

Benchmarks show it.  Mainly, there is less free ram in a 3 gig system 
with 64bit than with 32bit on the same tasks.

That said, I have been running 10.04 64bit for a long time now with no 
issues.  And 24 gig of ram...


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