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Windows 7: Processor Core I x queries

01 Oct 2015   #1
mohab

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits
 
 
Processor Core I x queries

I'm in the process of looking for a new desktop these days, I just came back from the computer shop, the attendant (who is not always that savvy) told me the following about core I x processors:

1) All core I processors are 64 bit

2) buying a core I computer means you will have to install W8 or W10 on it because you will not find drivers for W7


Are these facts correct?

Thank you in advance


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01 Oct 2015   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Do you mean Intel I3/I5/I7 CPUs? If so you most certainly can run Windows 7 on them, in fact I'm not sure if there are any modern CPUs that won't run with Windows 7. Post up the spec you're interested in for more detailed help but if it's Windows 7 you want as your OS then you're good to go.
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03 Oct 2015   #3
mohab

Windows 7 Professional 64 bits
 
 

Thanks Boozad for the reply.
I have another question for you: Wich is closer to Windows 7 W8.1 or W10?
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03 Oct 2015   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

8.1 in its vanilla state is nothing like 7 at all really, although if you pay $4.99 for Start8 you can make it virtually the same as 7 with an identical Start Menu and the like. Windows 10 is probably more like 7 out of the box but it may take some getting used to.

To read into 10 and get more info feel free to visit our sister site TenForums linked in my signature and ask whatever you like. There's a plethora of information on there and people are always only too happy to help.
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