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iitywygms
April 15th, 2010, 07:20 AM
Okay, this may be a silly question but I am confused as to which version I should get.
I have the Acer AspireRevo AR1600-U910H, which is a 64 bit cpu.
However when I look to download the beta, there are two options.
32 bit or AMD64. It's not a amd processor. So which version should I install?
Sorry if this is a silly question.

volkswagner
April 15th, 2010, 02:55 PM
You can use either. There is no such animal as intel64bit-version. Since I think AMD was the pioneer, they get the credit for 64bit...Just a guess really.

iitywygms
April 15th, 2010, 04:31 PM
Which one is the recommended version?

Archmage
April 15th, 2010, 05:25 PM
There are hundreds of topics about this. (32bit vs. 64bit) - 32bit is more common and is more compatible, while 64bit will run slightly faster and can easier access more than 4 GB of memory.

williammanda
April 15th, 2010, 10:17 PM
Okay, this may be a silly question but I am confused as to which version I should get.
I have the Acer AspireRevo AR1600-U910H, which is a 64 bit cpu.
However when I look to download the beta, there are two options.
32 bit or AMD64. It's not a amd processor. So which version should I install?
Sorry if this is a silly question.

AMD64 is just a name for the 64 bit version that can be run on any 64 bit cpu. Here is a quote from a wiki:


Many operating systems and products, especially those that introduced x86-64 support prior to Intel's entry into the market, use the term "AMD64" or "amd64" to refer to both AMD64 and Intel 64.

So when you see amd64 for the most part it is telling you that that the software is for a 64 bit cpu.

I would install the 64 bit version.

iitywygms
April 15th, 2010, 11:48 PM
Thanks for the info.
I need to use this new feature called the google search.