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Win XP 64bit


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Whats so great about Win XP 64bit.
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It fully utilizes the features of 64bit processors.
Previously having a 64bit processor was no big deal as there was no software that used its added features. But, now having 64bit processor with 64bit WinXp is a big leap over its 32bit counterparts.
So if u have a 64bit processor, and u want to take full advantage of it, U should go for WinXp 64.
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so whats better win xp 64 or the new one that just came out.
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winxp 64 is the new one that just came out.....

if you are thinking about longhorn, now named windows vista...it's in beta and not out yet.

I would disagree that there are big performance gains....not yet, anyway.

Let's wait a while until drivers are optimzed, but in most cases a 10 percent boost is all you are going to see with today's programs....when special, designed for 64-bit programs are out, well, maybe, but now it's a bit of a mixed bag
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so i should wait to get win xp 64bit
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If you were buying a new PC with a 64-bit processor, I would get it now....if you are considering upgrading after having already bought xp (32-bit) I would wait....

and again, you must have a 64-bit capable processor
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