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Why is it sometimes called 32bit when other times people refer it to x86?
x86 is the name of the architecture, 32-bit is a technical term for its capability... x64 just happens to be named after the 64bit address space
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... and it's actually 36-bit, cuz they realized after they made 32-bit that it wasn't that good anyway
    
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no matter how you look at it 4 gigs of ram is dirt cheap,even if hes using 32bit there's no problem it just wont utilize all of it but will work fine,imo
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gega LOLLOL
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Anyway, I got rid of Windows Vista Ultimate x64 this last weekend and now i'm living happy with Windows XP SP3 lol, maybe i'll re-install vista if i buy the 9800GTX but i'm not so sure about it.

BTW, if you're interested, I can sell u my Vista license, send me a PM
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Originally Posted by mnishimura00 View Post
my desktop has vista 32bit and only reads 2.75 of 3gb ram.

my laptop though has vista 64bit and reads 4gb.

heres the thing. vista is a ram hog and will use all the ram you give it.
That's because you have like 12 widgets "showing" you how much RAM you are using and how much work your CPU is doing... Yeah they're not correct.

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