32 or 64??

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 19:14:06 UTC 2010

Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
> On 30-01-10 19:56, anubis wrote:
>> 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.
> Agreed.
> The only reason to use a 32bit OS with 3+ GB RAM is when you have an 
> older 64bit AMD Athlon CPU that sometimes locks up in 64bit. Like I had. 
> But that's just a hardware problem, I should have replaced it 3 years 
> earlier, would have saved me a lot of frustration.
	I am running an older AMD Athlon chip you had trouble with. 
It runs my old 32 bit system just fine. But should I get a new 
AMD CPU if I want to run 64 bits?

Thanks Karl


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