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Windows 7: What version should I choose?

10 Sep 2010   #1
geniulmalefic

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 
What version should I choose?

Hi there I'm using Windows 7 Professional 32 bit,and I wanna know what version of windows 7 will run better on my PC( 32 bit or 64?)
My specs are:
AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core processor 4400,2,3 GHz
2GB RAM DDR2 667MHz
ATI Radeon 2400HD
160GB HDD
Thank you for the support.


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10 Sep 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Geniulmalefic,

Since you currently only have 2GB of RAM, I would just stick with the 32-bit Windows 7. You really will not have much need for 64-bit Windows 7 unless you upgrade to over 3.5 GB RAM.

If you have bought a retail Window 7, then it comes with both a 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 installation DVD that you can use later if you decide to.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Sep 2010   #3
geniulmalefic

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Geniulmalefic,

Since you currently only have 2GB of RAM, I would just stick with the 32-bit Windows 7. You really will not have much need for 64-bit Windows 7 unless you upgrade to over 3.5 GB RAM.

If you have bought a retail Window 7, then it comes with both a 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 installation DVD that you can use later if you decide to.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Yes,I got both version of the OS9 32 and 64 bit)
Thanks,but How it will works if I install it anyway.
It will run with "lag"?
Freezez?
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10 Sep 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Since the minimum amount of RAM needed below is 2GB for 64-bit Windows 7, you would most likely notice it running a bit slower than using the 32-bit Windows 7. I would recommend to have at least 4GB for either one for better performance, but especially with 64-bit Windows 7.

1 GB RAM for 32-bit Windows 7
2 GB RAM for 64-bit Windows 7


In addition the articles at the link below can help show you some more differences between a 32-bit and 64-bit OS if you like.

64-bit: More than just the RAM - Vista Forums
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10 Sep 2010   #5
geniulmalefic

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Thanks mate.
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10 Sep 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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10 Sep 2010   #7
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Memory is so inexpensive now. I would have looked it up for you, but you just listed Asus, and not your model, for your mobo (which is my favorite mobo). Install 64-bit and buy the memory. I just mentioned in another post CS5 only has a 64-bit for Adobe Premier. This is a foreshadowing of things to come.
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10 Sep 2010   #8
geniulmalefic

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're most welcome.
But if I install, the 64 bit version it will damaged my pc or something like that?
off,when windows 8 will came out?
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10 Sep 2010   #9
geniulmalefic

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Memory is so inexpensive now. I would have looked it up for you, but you just listed Asus, and not your model, for your mobo (which is my favorite mobo). Install 64-bit and buy the memory. I just mentioned in another post CS5 only has a 64-bit for Adobe Premier. This is a foreshadowing of things to come.
Trust me,everything in Romania is expensive.
A gig of RAM here cost 2 or4 time than in the rest of the europe. and the sallary aren't big.
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10 Sep 2010   #10
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by geniulmalefic View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're most welcome.
But if I install, the 64 bit version it will damaged my pc or something like that?
off,when windows 8 will came out?
An operating system will not damage hardware. But I certainly understand the issue of pricing. If you are not able to afford more memory, then perhaps the 32-bit option is your best choice.

Noroc!
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