[ubuntu-za] Ubuntu / Linux Mint 32-bit vs 64-bit

FransIT dormakorp at vodamail.co.za
Tue May 29 10:07:16 UTC 2012

On 12/05/29 11:25, Jan Greeff wrote:
> Hi Nashvin,
> It's the first time I've tried 64 bit, must say I don't notice any 
> difference but do not even know what to look out for...
> Jan
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ubuntu_1204_3264&num=2
As this benchmarks demonstrates there are some advantages...usually on 
code written and compiled for 64bit processing

> On 29/05/2012 10:10, Nashvin Gangaram wrote:
>> Hi Guys
>> I was just wondering whether anyone has compared the performance of 
>> the 32-bit and 64-bit variants of Ubuntu or Linux Mint?  Is 64-bit 
>> much better (performance, or otherwise) on 64-bit hardware?
>> Regards,
>> Nashvin

  When working on a computer you have to know enough:
  To fake what you don't know.
  Google what you can't fake.
  How (and when) to 'motivate' the computer to do what Google won't tell.

Frans de Waal
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