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Windows 7: Which Office Version For i7 (4 core / 8 threads) CPU ?

28 Dec 2011   #1
Auld Bint

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Which Office Version For i7 (4 core / 8 threads) CPU ?

Hi,

Are there any specific versions of microsoft office (2003/2007/2010) that can take advantage of the 4 cores / 8 threads of an i7 CPU?

Or, are all of these versions multi threaded and equally capable of using the power of an i7 CPU?


Rgds
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28 Dec 2011   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Definately 2007 and 2010, not sure about 2003.
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28 Dec 2011   #3
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

I dunno...asking if Office supports X cores and Y threads and uses Z instruction sets, to me that's a bit like asking if Pac-Man will run on an XBox. No offense.

But, it's Office after all...not Battlefield 3.

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28 Dec 2011   #4
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi all
Any version of office will do --
64 Bit version is only really necessary if you have HUGE spreadsheets or very large databases -- and if you DID have a very large Database you'd be better off using something like MySQL or any other proper DB server system than ACCESS.

So in general just use ANY version of office -- whatever a typical user is doing on office won't tax an I3 / I5 / I7 CPU (or even a humble ATOM processor).

Cheers
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