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How many games actually work with the 64 bit version of xp? I know there is an update for Far Cry...
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Most Games will. By rights, any thing that doesnt have a 16bit installer or is 16bit should run fine. But thats what microsoft say. Actually, just about any 32bit game should run. The 64bit patches just take advantage of the 64bit ability of the processor.
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
Most Games will. By rights, any thing that doesnt have a 16bit installer or is 16bit should run fine. But thats what microsoft say. Actually, just about any 32bit game should run. The 64bit patches just take advantage of the 64bit ability of the processor.
So most newer games SHOULD run? I can get a big discount on it and just wanted to see if it was worth it or not...
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I think farcry is the only 64 bit game out (but it looks friggin insane on 64)

Jester nailed the rest though
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HL2 works well on x64. I think most games using Steam have x64 updates. I'm running it on my main machine with no faults whatsoever. Installers can be picky, though there's usually the "manual install" option. Doom3: ROE will have to be manually installed.
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Half Life 2 is a 64Bit game and can be used in 64bit mode once you get the update from Steam.
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will they run faster compared to 32 bit? how about CSS and battlefield 2, 64bit
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then can someone explain to me y microsofts own pandora's box wont work on xp pro x64 i have already tried also the new civilization 4 i can get it to work but i dont get any graphics to display. i have tried compatibility settings for both of these games but the compatibility settings dont do anything

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