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post #11 of 22
I know the server editions use PAE or something like that. I never heard about the XP thing though.
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I haven't personally confirmed it but I read it somewhere.

Actually I think I'm wrong.

D'oh.
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Windows XP and Server 2003 Standard will only address 4GB of physical address space, regardless of whether PAE is enabled.
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post #14 of 22
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Pre SP1 XP can address more than 4GB, Windows Server 2003 can too, I think.

It's not a 32-bit limitation.
It is a 32-bit limitation. There are workarounds but they come with negative impacts.
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post #15 of 22
These days there's no reason to go with 32-bit if you can install x64. Adobe even released a native x64 flash last month (although its beta). And anything that can run under x86 will run under x64.
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post #16 of 22
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You absolutely should NOT get 32-bit Linux unless your processor can't do 64-bit.
what about xfi drivers and flash player not working? Have they fixed those?
post #17 of 22
Don't know about xi but Flash is fixed.
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post #18 of 22
to tell you the truth i would go with x86 instead of x64
i installed x64 on my lappy but there was no support for driver and some software.
as i said go with x86 instead there is way more support for it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KoolMan View Post
to tell you the truth i would go with x86 instead of x64
i installed x64 on my lappy but there was no support for driver and some software.
as i said go with x86 instead there is way more support for it
We're talking about Linux here, not Windows.
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post #20 of 22
^ Haha. I've never encountered a 64-bit driver issue.
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