I'm going to skip some of the dialog, but Linux has been 64-bit since 1994.Just a couple of things I did not see mentioned. In x86 memory is segmented, in x86_64 memory is linear. I think that you'll find that graphics tend to render better in a 64-bit system .
There are some applications that do perform better in 32-bit. -- Jerry Feldman <gaf blu org> Boston Linux and Unix PGP key id: 537C5846 PGP Key fingerprint: 3D1B 8377 A3C0 A5F2 ECBB CA3B 4607 4319 537C 5846
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