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What is x86 vs x64

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October 26, 2011 5:42:05 PM

Hello,
what is the differences between x86 and x64?

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October 26, 2011 5:50:16 PM

x86 is 32 bit and x64 is of coarse 64 bit. the reason we went to 64 bit is because of memory limitations of 32 bit. most programming is still 32 bit but works fine on 64 bit computers.
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October 27, 2011 5:21:36 PM

correctus .
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October 27, 2011 5:47:26 PM

x64 means 64-bit architecture
x86 means 32-bit architecture

The reason the 32-bit architecture isn't called "x32" is because it harks back from the old days of the Intel "xxx86" processors (8086 / 80286 / 80386), and the "x86" moniker distinguished earlier versions of Windows that could run on the "xxx86" Intel CPUs from those that could run on RISC-based MIPS and Alpha processors.
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November 1, 2011 8:33:19 AM

exacta!!!
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