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    Windows 7 32bit or 64bit???


    i want to install windows 7 ultimate,but i m confused between 32 and 64bit.
    Please tell me which should i going for??
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    Re: Windows 7 32bit or 64bit???


    My Suggestion is 32 bit is better than the 64 bit. Because the 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.
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    If your hardware supports 64 bit then it is good for it. Because installing 32 bit on 64 bit is useless. Because the left over bits aren't available and you are disposing them. So i am running window 7 ultimate 64 bit on my system from one year and its running fine.
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    Originally Posted by seanbarrington
    My Suggestion is 32 bit is better than the 64 bit. Because the 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.
    How is 32bit better than 64bit, if 64bit can effectively handle more ram?
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    Get the 64 bit unless you have some specific reason not to.
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    I second LordNecro's question.

    If your machine will have 4GB of RAM or less and you don't intend on increasing it, 32bit is probably better because a 32bit version of Windows will use less RAM than the 64bit equivalent. I recently upgraded from 4GB to 12GB myself (my primary OS is Win7 Pro 64bit).

    Another reason to stick with 32bit is that very few applications are only available for 64bit and I don't see that changing very quickly. If you happen to have any very, very old 16bit apps, they won't work on a 64bit version of Windows (though you might want to use an emulator, like DOSBox, anyway for such old apps).

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    not all computers can run a 64bit operating system, but if yours can, i honestly would say use the 64bit operating system...

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    Many system has 32 bit and many system 64 bit type.Please check your system properties and then install any vergan.32 bit is better for windows 7 ultimate.

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    Originally Posted by seanbarrington
    My Suggestion is 32 bit is better than the 64 bit. Because the 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.
    Nope, 64 bit better then 32 bit.
    Pronoy50 install 64 bit windows 7 ultimate or linux
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    First I suggest you should install windows seven 32bits because It is consume less ram.
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    you can use either of the systems. but one advantage of using 64bit is you can use 32bit softwares init too. so the best thing is to install 64bit version.

    you should have at least 4 gb ram to have best performance
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    If your computer supports 64 bit then go for 64 bit.I dont think there would be any difference as such

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