32 or 64??

anubis darthanubis at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 06:42:47 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-01-30 at 23:33 -0700, RobertHoltzman wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 05:56:18PM -0500, anubis wrote:
> > On 01/30/2010 05:38 PM, RobertHoltzman wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 01:56:10PM -0500, anubis 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.
> > >>
> > >> 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.
> > > 
> > > Excuse me but could you point out what about the quoted message is FUD?
> > > 
> > > 
> > The part about being "safe" by avoiding 64bit. Sounds like evoking fear.
> > You sound certain, but uninformed, as nothing is unsafe about running
> > 64bit. So,that covers the fear,uncertainty, and disinformation.
> > 
> 
> It may sound that way to you but not to others.
> 
> > Basically, you have no idea what you are talking about.
> 
> Let's see....I asked a question and suddenly I don't know what I'm
> talking about. You sure you're not related to Karl?
> 

Are you sure you are not Karl? You are the one giving the bogus advise
to stay away from a topic of which you've already displayed gross
ignorance.

You can join your alter-ego in my killfile.

plonk!
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