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Old 04-19-2006, 07:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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No but I am saying there are very few and there are alternative working solutions that may even be better.
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:03 PM   #12 (permalink)
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What OS are you currently running Tyler?
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:05 PM   #13 (permalink)
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SUSE Linux 10.0 x64 and I run XP Pro x64 on a seperate partition for games.
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:09 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Would 4 gb of RAM slow down windows xp 64?
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:11 PM   #15 (permalink)
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No more than running 4 sticks of 512mb ram does. I'm considering it actually I always do intense encoding and editting.


Because of the 64 bit registers though a 64 bit Operating System uses more ram than those that use 32 bit registers.
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Alright that would be a big plus for me when building my new system. I hate how 3gb slows down windows xp.
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Theoretically 64 bit systems can have up to 127+ Billion Gigabytes of RAM before you need a 128 bit systems just like the 32 bit's limitation is 4 Gigabytes.
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:18 PM   #18 (permalink)
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*Orders 127 billion sticks of RAM* Mwuhahahahah.
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someday it could be a standard....
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Old 04-19-2006, 07:23 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Scary. But I don't think that will happen. I mean how much more stuff can they add? Pretty soon the whole concept of a PC will be changed and you will like go into a virtual world thingy. Just look at the games and stuff now.
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