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From: gh <gwheim@...>
Subject: Re: 64-bit or 32-bit?
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 19:27:00 +0200
Anand Buddhdev a écrit :

> One of the choices I'm facing is whether to install gentoo 64-bit, or 
> 32-bit. Installing 32-bit on the AMD64 would make life easy, but kind of 
> defeats the purpose of having a 64-bit processor. Hence my request for 
> opinions. Should I go 64-bit, or stay in the 32-bit world for now?

What follows will not answer your question, but might interest you. I 
installed both amd64 and x86 on my computer just to compare the performance 
of both. After a few test (consisting of creating a tar archive of about 
3-4 Go) I conclued that a 64-bit architecture is 10% faster than a 32-bit 
one on the same hardware.

Concerning, gentoo amd64, I never had a problem that could not be resolved. 
The next step for me is to add a TV card. I hope it will work like it ever 
has ...

gh

	

	
		
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