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15 Jul 2010  

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windowsapple View Post
... But that would mean that everyone would be forced to use x64 bit architecture.
That wouldn't force everyone...just Windows users. Linux has had x64 versions available for quite sometime now as well.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtRider View Post
Ok I am running 32 bit but a friend of mine want to move over to Win7 and cannot make up his mind if he should go 32 or 64 bit. He is an avid gamers as what I am. So far I have not found any time that I feel that 64 bit would have been better than my 32 bit.
I skipped the advantages/disadvantages part because that's all been well-documented. However, if someone is a serious enough gamer to base their OS choice on it, then this gamer would likely be using 4 GB or more memory, and should already be using a x64 OS. Someone that serious about gaming wouldn't be using only 2 GB or 3 GB of memory. Some games can chew that much up alone, and would seriously impact the performance of that game.
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