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Hi,

Should I download the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Python? Also, what are the differences between the two other then one being 32 bit and the other 64 bit? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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It runs on 64 bits OS, for once, which generally means the python process can address more than the few Gb possible under a 32 bits platform. If you need to deal with big data, this is useful (for example, with 64 bits python, you can use numpy arrays which take more 4 Gb of memory - it depends on the exact configuration, but most 32 bits OS cannot give more than 2 or 3 Gb to one process).
 

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I was googling around for some info on whether to install a 32 or 64 bit version of python myself, as I have had a few issues in the past, but the previous post seems to have hit upon the perfect compromise - 54bit.

Perfect, best of both worlds =P
 
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