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XP 64-Bit Edition ?


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#1 twistofcain1976

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Posted 30 November 2004 - 09:09 AM

Has anyone looked at trying this out yet ?
the XP 64-Bit Edition Pre-release trial ?

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/default.mspx

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Posted 30 November 2004 - 09:23 AM

No I havent. What are its advantages. Is this the same thing as the 64bit pc? Like you buy in the store?

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Posted 01 December 2004 - 09:36 AM

I've just upgraded my motherboard and procesor and went up to the 64bit Athlon.
which appearently is the next step up. most things currently are 32bit.
So, i've been told that windows has released a 64bit XP version.

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Posted 01 December 2004 - 09:38 AM

from the windows site:
"provides more efficient processing of extremely large amounts of data, supporting up to 16 terabytes of virtual memory."
"will initially support up to 16 gigabytes of RAM ""
Windows XP 64-Bit Edition is designed to meet the needs of technical workstation customers running high-performance applications.
Windows XP Professional 32-bit is designed for general business and education customers as well as consumers"




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