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Windows 7: Photoshop x86 or x64 ?

12 Oct 2012   #1
Gunniz

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 
Photoshop x86 or x64 ?

Hello. I Need to Know Everyone Use x86 or x64 for Photoshop. I Don't Know What Different Between Both Versions But I Feel It Same




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13 Oct 2012   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

The 64bit version can handle more memory. That is all.
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13 Oct 2012   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you have an x64 OS, running x64 software can make full usage of all the hardware capabilities. 64 bits programs may be optimized with specific x64 processor instructions that make processing more efficient than x86.

So, in short, using x64 software gives you more performance than the x86 equivalent, and also the ability to handle more memory per program if you have it. Functionally, both should be equivalent.

EDIT: This is not photoshop specific. All that actually applies to any program that has both x86 and x64 versions. Both do the same, but the 64 bits may run faster.
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13 Oct 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i think some 3D features can only be used with x64
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13 Oct 2012   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your spec indicate you are using Pro 64 so Photoshop 64 would be my choice. Keep in mind that such programs like a lot of ram and your specs don't indicate how much ram you have.
This little program will help you with specs.
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13 Oct 2012   #6
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Some plug-ins only work on 32bit photoshop, so if you have 64 bit computer then install both 32 and 64 bit photoshop.

Jerry
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13 Oct 2012   #7
Gunniz

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks For All Reply. Now I Can Select My Choice >> x64 But Some Time I Need Use x86 For Some Plug-Ins

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13 Oct 2012   #8
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gunniz View Post
Thanks For All Reply. Now I Can Select My Choice >> x64 But Some Time I Need Use x86 For Some Plug-Ins

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