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Re: [opensuse] Can I ask something...?
Carlos E. R. said the following on 10/30/2011 10:10 AM:

A 64 bits procesor is not faster in 64 bit mode than in 32 bits
mode - it just "can" move more data simultaneously. It is like
having a train moving with one wagon or two, at the same speed.

But you do not have that much ram.

Its arguable that in many situations a 64-but machine with a 64-bit
bus will run faster in 32-but mode for a variety of reasons, not least
of all being that the programs are smaller :-) :-) :-)

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