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Windows 7: 64bit

16 Jul 2009   #1
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 
64bit

Hi, i installed build 7600 today and everything went smooth. I have nothing else installed on it except windows update. Its the 1st time i m using 64 bit so i have some questions.

1: Will i need all 64 bit apps like browser, AV, utilities to install with this or i can also use 32 bit apps?

2: I have 2GB RAM. win7 build 7100 32bit worked awesome for me. Do i need more memory as i m switching to 64 bit?

3. Any significant advantage over 32 bit except the 4GB memory thing?

Thanks,

Dinesh.


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16 Jul 2009   #2
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

have a look in this thread, i asked most of these same questions yesterday.

thinking about x64. advice?
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16 Jul 2009   #3
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Thanks for the link mate. I read all the posts and i m quite satisfied with the answers. I just hope all my applications and drivers work properly.
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16 Jul 2009   #4
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You won't regret the switch to x64
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16 Jul 2009   #5
spliff

7600x64 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dinesh View Post
Thanks for the link mate. I read all the posts and i m quite satisfied with the answers. I just hope all my applications and drivers work properly.
You'll have to download the x64 drivers. Here's a site for looking at x64 programs.

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