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Re: [opensuse] Have 4G, any reason to use x86_64 over i386?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 00:44:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701250044.52047.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 25 January 2007 00:33, Linda Walsh wrote:
> 32-bit programs execute faster

Have you actually tried this? In many cases it is true, but it is heavily
dependent on the application, and how well it has been optimised for 64 bit.

I would suggest that you do your own benchmarks with the applications you
intend to use

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