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post #11 of 17
64-bit all the way!!!
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post #12 of 17
If you have more than 2 gigs of ram, then go with the 64-bit version, but if you're sticking with your current ram then go with the 32-bit version.
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post #13 of 17
There really isn't any reason to not go 64-bit these days.
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post #14 of 17
32 bit (less filling) 64 bit (more flavor) ...your pick but my vote is more flavor.

EDIT: 64 bit is more useful these days since there are a lot more drivers available. The prices of memory are low enough that you will get at least 4GB. Unless you have a piece of legacy hardware that doesn't have any 64 bit support then go for sixty-four! Professional and Ultimate come w/both 32/64 bit disc. I'm not sure about the others.
Edited by bfe_vern - 4/10/11 at 11:31am
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post #15 of 17
If you buy a retail copy I think it comes with both 32/64bit!?!?! Not sure about this though.

I would go with 64-bit as 32-bit is old news. 64-bit is the future.
post #16 of 17
My lappy with 3Gb of ram handled X64 just fine, and my rig with 6Gb there is almost no difference when navigating through windows or typing text. If I were you I would install the X64 just to save time if you ever decide to install more than 3 Gb
post #17 of 17
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Almost everyone says 64bit , so i made my decision , i will go for 64 bit , and i just bought some new ram (4gb) so i will also use that.

Thanks all !
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