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I want install windows 7 but dont know whitch 32 bit or 64 bit? i have 960T overclocked to 4.2 ghz and 4 Gb ram but in use 3 GB frown.gif
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64 bit for sure bud thumb.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post

64 bit for sure bud thumb.gif

ok thumb.gif
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post #4 of 32
64-bit if you want to utilize more than ~3.2 GB of RAM.

Only use 32-bit if your motherboard can't support more than 4 GB of RAM
post #5 of 32
While you probably don't technically need 64bit for your purposes,
and depending on exactly what you're activities are,
using 32bit could avoid a compatibility issue here and there...

But you might as well get use to 64bit OS anyway.
You will be wanting access to more than 3.5GB of RAM eventually.
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post #6 of 32
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post

64-bit if you want to utilize more than ~3.2 GB of RAM.
Only use 32-bit if your motherboard can't support more than 4 GB of RAM

i have 970A-UD3 biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 32
i agree get 64bit, and as mentioned you can upgrade to more RAM... you can still run 32bit apps on a 64bit OS but not the other way round not that that matters as most apps usally come in both flavors.. only problem i eve had with a 64bit OS/system was at my Uni, for a unit i did in advanced calculus they gave us a learning aid that was only a 16bit old app i couldn't run it on our 64bit systems..

long story short get a 64bit OS

[edit] even though your board is a 970A-UD3 which is a 64bit board so you can use a 64bit OS but you cant install more than 3.5GB of ram if you have a 32bit OS as the OS cant address more than theoritical 4GB, 3.5GB after overhead
Edited by stubass - 3/17/12 at 2:57pm
 
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post #8 of 32
64 > 32

so obviously 64-bit must be greater. smile.gif
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post #9 of 32
64-bit for 4GB RAM or higher!
Also, VRAM adds to the count.
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post #10 of 32
not even a thought.... 64bit.
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