Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: 32bit or 64bit?

14 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
32bit or 64bit?

Hey guys well i have an asus p5lp-le yea i knoe its not much.
Motherboard Specifications, P5LP-LE (Leonite) - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
There the link thats my motherboard

My question about is that how many GB of ram does each socket support because i currently have a 32bit with 3GB ram, thinking about making it a 64bit and adding more memory later on.
So how much does each dimm support? does anybody know?

Its an hp oem mobo
"Maximum HP/Compaq approved memory is 4 GB*"
this is from the link above does it mean it only support 4GB max for even if its a 64bit??

My System SpecsSystem Spec

14 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

More or less yeah. It means that HP had probably tested and concluded that 4GB is the safe maximum for that Motherboard.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Well will 64bit be bettar then 32 bit running 3 GB?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

14 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Not really Sergio.

I will let you some article you should read - 32-bit and 64-bit Windows: Frequently asked questions
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2011   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

If you want to improve your performance, your plan will buy you very, very little. I run 32bit with 3GB of RAM and my system is super fast - due to a SSD. If you really want to improve performance, get a small 40 to 60GB SSD for the OS (move user folders to the HDD). That would really make a difference. You are looking at around $100 upgrade cost (look for sales).

PS: I also have several 64bit systems with a lot of muscle - and they all have SSDs, but this 32bit is my favorite. You would not believe how much milage you get out of a modest system with a SSD.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You're welcome!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 32bit or 64bit?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads for2: 32bit or 64bit?
Thread Forum
W7 32bit to 64bit Installation & Setup
64bit vs 32bit Hardware & Devices
W7 64bit:Ok to install 32bit programs outside the 32bit programfolder? Software
32bit or 64bit Chillout Room
32bit to 64bit Installation & Setup
32bit/64bit General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:44 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33