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Windows 7: 32bit or 64bit of windows??

12 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
32bit or 64bit of windows??

my question is. should i go 32bit or 64bit of windows 7??

my specs are: its a hp pavilion notebook

intel pentium dual core 1.6 ghz (1.8 ghz)

4gb ddr2 ram

nvidia geforce 8400m gs 256 mb ddr2

so whats best for my pc. 32 bit or 64bit??. i want to my laptop to be optimal and fast as possible.

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12 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

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12 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vodcas View Post
4gb ddr2 ram
On the surface, that dictates the answer to your question, however, we can't really give you an answer. Only you know what software you need to use...and if it is compatible or not.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vodcas View Post
i want to my laptop to be optimal and fast as possible.
The platform doesn't affect the speed and performance. It does affect the amount of memory you can use, and the security you have in place.

Normally, I'd say, unless you have a very specific reason for needing the run Windows 7 x86...then go with Windows 7 x64.
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