«««Windows 32 or 64-bit so you figure it out
for your Windows 32 or 64 bit? There is a crucial question, because there are many programs and driver in two version: one is for Windows 32-bit and one for the 64 bit version of the operating system, which can deal better with large main memory.
To determine which version of Windows you have installed.
How to find out whether your Windows 32 bit or 64 bit works
- press [Win + Pause] or in system and safety – system , open Control Panel.
- Specify of the bit width of your Windows here see other interesting data, such as the processor type and memory size under system type .
where the difference between 32 and 64 bit
basically is the difference in the speed of the operating system and the programs. Specify the 32 or 64 bit refers to the bus width, so on the amount of data that can be sent with a clock cycle to the processor. Double bus width is also double the amount of data to be processed.
The second advantage: more main memory is 64-bit addressing. While 32-bit are mathematically limited to 4 GB, 64-bit processors address mathematically 2 64 bytes. These are 16 exbibyte, equivalent to about 18.400.000 terabytes. Currently, this is with the current hardware cannot be achieved.