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Re: 64bit or 32bit for my laptop



On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 11:26 +0800, Meng Qiu wrote:
> 
> 
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Petrus de Calguarium
> <kwhiskerz gmail com> wrote:
>         David Hláčik wrote:
>         > Will this sacrifice me ;)?
>         > David
>         I cannot comment on the suitability of your graphic card or
>         your intended
>         use of the system, nor do I know exactly how your T5550
>         @1,83Ghz, 4GB
>         DDR2 compares to my Core 2 Duo E6320 @1,86Ghz, 4GB DDR2, but I
>         switched in the last 2 days and I notice improvements (not
>         mind-blowing) in
>         general day-to-day use (installing, video conversion, web use,
>         etc.). I have
>         not had to resort to any heroic measures, not with multimedia,
>         nor flash,
>         etc. It was all standard fare, same as setting up 32-bit.
>         
>         I don't think this will "sacrifice you" ;)

> 
> Surely,
> so many applications don't support 64bit Linux platform, especially
> the multimedia apps.
> If you just use it for work, it will work.
> If you hope use it for entertainment, you have a lot of hard work to
> do.
> 
> Anyway, it's a chance to learn many things!
> Just DIY!!!
----
actually - all of the multimedia apps that I ever use have 64 bit
versions. That hardly seems to be an issue.

Craig


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