Solved X86 vs X64 Tags: Download Windows 7 x86 X64 Intel i5 Last response: January 29, 2011 12:27 PM in Windows 7 Share guerilla_logic January 29, 2011 2:15:11 AM Hello, Hey guys, through my school I am able to download windows 7 x86 or x64 I have a second gen I5 3.3ghz, what operating system do I need and why? More about : x86 x64 guerilla_logic January 29, 2011 2:18:44 AM also its windows professional even though that doesn't matter. m 0 l Best solution WR2 a b $ Windows 7 January 29, 2011 2:38:36 AM Hello guerilla_logic; x86 is the 32bit version and x64 is the 64bit version. Either one would be fine. If you have 4GB of RAM (or more) you probably want to use the x64bit. Share Related resources The x86 vs x64 Issue! - Forum Vista/CPU x64 vs x86 & RAM >= 4GB & Intel 975x? - Forum What is x86 vs x64 - Forum GTX260 Win7 x64 vs WinXP x86 - Forum Windows 7: x64 vs x86 on a Core i5 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer w7pro January 29, 2011 2:44:41 AM Don't forget to run the Upgrade Advisor just to be sure: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/upgrade-... You're probably fine, though. Windows 7 Professional does have a lot of useful features like Location Aware Printing, so you're in luck, my friend. -- Ryan Windows Outreach Team m 0 l guerilla_logic January 29, 2011 12:27:17 PM Thanks guys, Ps i'm going x64 and I can't run the update advisor because I don't have an OS seeing as it is a new build. m 0 l guerilla_logic January 29, 2011 12:27:46 PM Best answer selected by guerilla_logic. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 x86 vs x64 Forum (x86) vs (x86 and x64 WoW) Forum x86 vs. x64 CPU performance Forum Windows XP Professional x86 vs x64 Forum Overclocking in Windows x86 vs. x64 Forum SolvedQ6600 on Windows 8.1 32-bit, should I download x86 or x64 version of JDK? Forum SolvedNon steam games from x86 to x64 Forum SolvedWindows 7 x64 / XP Pro x86 Dual Boot With 3TB Drives Forum SolvedI was attempting to upgrade Window 7 x86 to x64 Forum SolvedPentium T4500, x64 or x86? Forum Creating both x86 x64 bootable usb Forum SolvedMoving software from x86 XP to x64 7 Forum SolvedX86 or x64?? Forum SolvedNero 9 running very slowly on Windows 7 x64, was fast on Windows 7 x86 Forum SolvedX86 or x64? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !