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what is better windows vista home premium 64-bit or 32-bit


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i want to buy windows vista but i don't know what one is better
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hello,
32bit because there is much more driver and program support apposed to 64-bit. If you have another question regarding this purchase, post it here.
Do not create another thread regarding the same issue, please and thank you.
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does the 64-bit run faster than the 32-bit
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Yes it does slightly, but not as much hardware is supported. Also, very few games are supported by windows 64bit as well as far as I know. I highly recommend you stick with Vista 32bit, you can upgrade to 64bit down the road for free if you like as long as you don't purchase the OEM version.
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Edited by james_8970, 12 June 2007 - 03:33 PM.

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what version do i have to purchase to upgrade down the road for free
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The "retail" version is what you would have to purchase.
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does that cost more
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Double in Canada, probably about the same in America.
Here give me a link at what your looking at, chances are you looking at the retail version.
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http://www.newegg.co...;name=Microsoft
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lol you guys pay the same as us, first time I ever saw that.
That is the OEM, looking on newegg.com for the retail verson, your probably looking at around $280.
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here is a link to the retail version: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16832116142. It is close to double like James said.
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would this proccesor http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819115002 support the 32-bit version because in the specifications it says it supports the 64-bit
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It supports both.
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thanks
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No problem.
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