Still 32 bit recommendet

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Apr 26 21:09:33 UTC 2012

On 04/26/2012 04:31 PM, Avi Schwartz wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:35:32 +0100, Steve Flynn
> <anothermindbomb at>
> wrote:
>> On 26 April 2012 13:18,<Lucas.Betschart at>  wrote:
>>> According the webside ( 32 bit
> is
>>> still the recommended architecture.
>>> I thought this will be 64bit in this release?
>> Why would 64 bit be recommended? The 32 bit installation media will
>> work in all machines - the 64 bit version will not.
> When you have a ton of memory and want to use it all.
> Avi

...and have multicores that you want to spin fully wide open. When I had 
2 gigs of memory, 32bit was just peachy. With 16 gigs I'd have to be 
nuts to run 32bit. Memory is cheap nowadays. I'm poor as a churchmouse, 
but I couldn't pass up the bargain. You'd be hard pressed to actually 
buy a 32bit motherboard today. Not that you couldn't, but why would you? 
Then for about $80 US extra, install 16 gigs of ram. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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