For Windows 7, 64-Bit Will Be More Common

Posted by on Aug 20, 2009 in Microsoft

For Windows 7, 64-Bit Will Be More Common

For Windows 7, 64-Bit Will Be More Common

I found a good article about why 64-bit Windows option will be more common with Windows 7. If you purchase a new computer this fall and want good performance, look for one with Windows 7, 64-Bit, and 4Gigs of ram or more.

Consumers have had the option of 64-bit Windows computing since the release of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition in May 2005, four years after the release of Windows XP 32-bit. At the end of 2006, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit versions were released simultaneously. Yet chances are you’re currently using a machine that runs the 32-bit version of Windows.

This is about to change. Windows 64-bit has started to gain a significant foothold in the past two years as more systems ship with 3GB or more of memory. However, with Windows 7, 64-bit computing is likely to become even more common.

… Read the full article at CNET
Another Windows 7 article at TechSpot

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