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Does XP64bit run faster?

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October 19, 2004 5:49:39 AM

Im considering getting the Beta Windows Professional XP-64bit. Will it run faster than the normal XP(home edition)? Will games run faster?

Or should I just stay with XP HomeX32

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October 19, 2004 5:52:54 AM

No, I read a review w/ benchmarks for the 64-bit Windows and they don't live up to the 32-bit version. When you hear 'Beta' and 'Microsoft' in the same sentence, just don't do it.

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October 27, 2004 12:59:35 PM

I have it on my machine , and even if it is beta, it is stable enough.But not all drivers are ported to, so you just cannot use it for everyday task.

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October 27, 2004 1:06:34 PM

64 bit OS will run same bit apps faster, but 32 bit apps run slower.

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