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Windows 7: 64-bit os on (2) 32-bit processors?


21 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
64-bit os on (2) 32-bit processors?

Okay, now my question is: Can you run a 64-bit OS on 2-32 bit processors? Note: i don't want to try this, but in theory it should work if the OS can address both processors as 1 64 bit processor, correct?

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21 Aug 2010   #2
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Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No it won't. That theory falls flat on its face as you don't get 64 bit computing from two 32 bit processors. The processor either supports 64 bit or it doesn't. Same applies to quad core processors; it is 4 cores running at a set speed (2.4 GHz for example), not as a processor running at 9.6 GHZ (don't know if they are still there, but there used to be a few that tried to pull this scam on ebay).
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21 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

okay thank-you
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