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Performance differences between Vista 32-bit and 64-bit?

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Hi, I am about to purchase Windows Vista - but I don't know whether to get the 32 or 64-bit version.

I believe my system is 64-bit compatible. I have an Asus P5B Deluxe motherboard, an Intel Core 2 Duo E6700, 2GB of DDR2-800 RAM... Do you think the 64-bit version will produce better performance. The 2 versions are almost exactly the same price everywhere you look, only a few pence difference.

Many thanks

Edited by tomdrayson, 03 February 2007 - 01:25 PM.

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You'll get better performance from 64bit but it does use driver signing which makes drivers harder to get hold of for the smaller bits of hardware major stuff its fine i would say you are better wth 64 but its up to you it wont be a massive difference, although if you are buying an OEM remember its liscence is very restrictive on the hardware any major upgrades and you have to buy it all over again. And if you are into gaming and its a just built system you might want to use an old copy of XP if you have one for a couple of months till they get openGL support and nvidia sorts its drivers(if you use nvidia).
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