32 or 64??

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 30 19:12:32 UTC 2010

On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 18:56:10 -0000, anubis <darthanubis at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 2010-01-30 at 13:44 -0500, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
>> > I'll be installing on an HP G71-340US with 4GB RAM.  It came with
>> > 64-bit Windows 7 installed.
>> So running a 32-bit OS, you won't be able to use all those 4GB, but a
>> bit less (say 3,5GB).
>> But again, keep in mind applications running in 64-bit mode uses more
>> memory, so you won't gain a lot here.
>> If you want to, install a 64-bit system, if you want to be absolutly
>> on the safe side go for a 32-bit OS.
>> Most likely you won't regret any of those choices.
>> - Clemens
> Please stop with this FUD.
What FUD?

> If you have a 64bit machine with more than 3+ GB of ram install and use
> the 64bit OS. Don't listen to any of this fear, uncertainty and
> disinformation in this thread. One would think this issue has been long
> dead and solved, but here we are again.


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