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32 or 64 bit ?

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Hi ... So which bit version are you using ? What would you recommand , and why ? Thanks
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32 bit is a little easier for drivers, etc but it has the BIG drawback of NOT supporting over 3.2 gigs of memory. To run a 64 bit system you will need a 64 bit processor( not a problem with newer cpu's). Also very little 16 bit software will run on Vista 64. 64 bit still does not have drivers for all software and hardware( websites say it around 60-70% to date).

So unless you are a gamer or high end graphics type of person you do not need the 64 bit version.

Personally i prefer system's that just plain work and i do not have problems with, so i will continue to run the 32 bit systems.

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