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Old 02-14-2007, 01:39 AM   #1
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Default Difference between X86^X64?

I'm looking to download Vista ultimate however i'm confused on the editions. What is the difference between X86 retail and the X64 retail version? I'm looking for the 64 bit version.
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Default Re: Difference between X86^X64?

Well if your gonna download it, good luck trying to get it functional. I hear Vista is sorta retarded and crack-induced whilst non-activated..

64 bit editions will enable you to take advantage of the 'few' games that utilize 64 bit code or w/e.. personally, I have not found 64 bit games to much faster than 32 bit if at all.

But as far as I know, all 32 bit software runs on 64 bit OSs.. so you may as well get the 64 bit version so that you can run more stuff.
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Default Re: Difference between X86^X64?

I've found something to stop the 30day timestop so thats not a big deal. Just curious what X64 and X86 are. I would think X64 means 64bit right? But whats X86?
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X86 basically means Intel cpu, more commonly known as 32-bit.
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O didn't put that together. Thanks for the info!
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