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If I play World of warcraft and COD4 only. What will 64bit improve that 32 cannot?

P.S. I have vista 64, but I think it sucks. Eye candy doesnt appeal to me only speed!
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If I play World of warcraft and COD4 only. What will 64bit improve that 32 cannot?

P.S. I have vista 64, but I think it sucks. Eye candy doesnt appeal to me only speed!
Vista 64 isn't just about eye-candy; that same candy exists in the 32bit Home-Premium too.

Not sure about the real improvements other than the obvious ones (Addressing more RAM etc) but my thoughts are that if I own a 64bit processor I will get the best out of it with a 64bit OS.
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If I play World of warcraft and COD4 only. What will 64bit improve that 32 cannot?

P.S. I have vista 64, but I think it sucks. Eye candy doesnt appeal to me only speed!
Neither of those games run at 64-bit or utilize more than 1.5GB (if that) of RAM. Therefore, there is no benefit to run either on a 64-bit OS.
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I was wonder about XP pro 32bit and 64bit though.
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Neither of those games run at 64-bit or utilize more than 1.5GB (if that) of RAM. Therefore, there is no benefit to run either on a 64-bit OS.
which games do you know of use 64 bit?
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Neither of those games run at 64-bit or utilize more than 1.5GB (if that) of RAM. Therefore, there is no benefit to run either on a 64-bit OS.

so what is the real difference between x32 x64 then duckie......?
other than ram allocation .
i did hear that x64 actually will take longer to perform the same task on x32
something to do with a larger loop ?? don't know enough about it really..
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