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Is there a difference currently between 32 and 64-bit windows xp? Is the switch worth it? From what I've heard 3d apps and games don't benefit at all. Is that true?
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I got major frame increases using 64 bit in farcry and hl2/cs:s compared to 32 bit... I used a FX57 and 7800GTX SLI.
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Can you tell me number approximations?
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i believe it was like 10-15FPS better its hard to tell. With my rig my frames were usually in the 100s anyway =/

I cant say im 100% sure that you'll get better frames, but i did. Check all your devices and if they all have 64 bit drivers, i'd go for it.

imho, wait for 64 bit of vista... but thats insanely overpriced, i'm hearing 450$ for "ultimate version" =(
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Anyone else have other opinions?
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I used 64bit for a while but ended up going back to x86 due to drivers. They are much harder to find and to be honest can just be a pain to use. I didnt notice ANY performance increase/deccrease between the two.

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