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Windows 7: Windows 7 x64 slower than x86

05 Feb 2009   #11
napilopez

Windows 7 Build 7077 x64
 
 

Nop, my 64 bit install is running signifacantly quicker than any one of my previous 32 bit installs.


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05 Feb 2009   #12
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

While I haven't actually "tried" the 32bit version of 7, I can't see how it could be significantly faster than it is right now.

I think it may have been the Search Indexer doing it's thing in the background that slowed you down a bit. I found the indexer doing very heavy workload for the first day or two when I first installed 7 but after the indexing was done, everything worked great.
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05 Feb 2009   #13
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, that and Superfetch getting acquainted.
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05 Feb 2009   #14
Chappy

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Yeah, that and Superfetch getting acquainted.
Yep...both can be New Install culprits, but minor I find.
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05 Feb 2009   #15
LordTakyon

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Personally I stop all that indexing malarkey. It serves no purpose for me as I am highly organised and know where everything is. I also run a tight ship, so to speak, and do not accumulate gigabytes of junk to search through.

I only notice when superfetch is getting its act together, speed is definitely lower.
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05 Feb 2009   #16
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 
Brilliant ,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
You will need to do a fresh install as you can't upgrade from x86 to x64, all your programs will need to be reinstalled and any documents or settings can be transferred using Windows Easy Transfer shown here.

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Oops how did that get in there, sorry I meant here!

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Brilliant I'm still laughing, she could transfer my files anytime.
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05 Feb 2009   #17
TheTeZ

Windows 7 -x6
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by recon731 View Post
So I had Windows 7 32bit running in a partition on my desktop, and found I never booted into Vista. Combined with the fact that my desktop is gaming only, and all my work is done on my Macbook Pro. I wiped my old Vista x64 install and put Windows 7 x64 on it.

Windows 7 x64 seems to be running quite a bit slower than x86 was running.

Anyone else ever come across this?
if your processor is older like one of the original dual cores, this maybe the problem, they were made to be read as a 32bit, but function (mostly) like a 64.... its wierd.... but this may be the... a problem.
also did you get all the drivers for 64x? they are a pain to find...
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10 Feb 2009   #18
altimax98

windows 7
 
 

I run 7 x64 on a old laptop turion system and I get a 1.9 experience score. (mainly due to HD and RAM 1gig) and x64 runs alot faster then XP pro 32bit.

I also have no real issues
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13 Nov 2009   #19
RileyXile

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheTeZ View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by recon731 View Post
So I had Windows 7 32bit running in a partition on my desktop, and found I never booted into Vista. Combined with the fact that my desktop is gaming only, and all my work is done on my Macbook Pro. I wiped my old Vista x64 install and put Windows 7 x64 on it.

Windows 7 x64 seems to be running quite a bit slower than x86 was running.

Anyone else ever come across this?
if your processor is older like one of the original dual cores, this maybe the problem, they were made to be read as a 32bit, but function (mostly) like a 64.... its wierd.... but this may be the... a problem.
also did you get all the drivers for 64x? they are a pain to find...
TheTez, so would my intel Dual-Core T2390 running on my toshiba laptop (3gb sdram) be good for x64 or should i stick with x86...ive noticed from the compatibility list that x64 has better support for games.... but im worried if installing x64 would limit any of the other tasks that i do normally (performance/compatability-wise)
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01 Dec 2009   #20
retepb388

windows 7 home premium
 
 
Some clarification please

Is "x86" the same thing as 32-bit?
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