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Windows 7: Win 7 32 bit or 64 bit upgrade

14 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate/XP SP3

I still don't see anything suggesting that switching to x64 at this moment will be so advantageous that x86 is just absurd.

I just don't see the point of switching to x64 right this moment unless you plan on having your current PC well into the future. There are still (However rare)slight chances of compatibility issues (glares at SPORE).

The transition also relies heavily on people knowing what the hell 64bit operating system means. If people don't know what it is they won't buy into it, and if no one is buying into it then software companies won't bother making programs that take advantage of it.

Since there's no price difference I guess it doesn't really matter whether or not you choose x86 or x64 at the moment; You might as well go with x64 on the off chance that you'll use a program that can use it to its advantage.

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