Re: i386 or AMD64?
Biggest gains for 64bit are number crunching
(compiling, video/audio encoding, compression, encryption, gaming)
And you can use as much ram as your motherboard will allow.
There are a few cases where commercial programs aren't avaible for 64bit, many of them work anyways (64bit is backwards compatible, it's library files that get you in trouble because they'll want the 32bit versions sometimes)
Last edited by jerome1232; October 9th, 2008 at 07:07 PM.
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