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Re: Please explain

On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 04:28:18AM -0800, Will Puffenbarger wrote:
> New user need explain for difference between 32 and 64 bit how to get to
> ubuntu faster on smaller device by faking pathways

Well the difference between 32 and 64 bit is:

64 bit x86 has twice as many registers (which makes things a bit faster
in general), can have more memory per process (32 bit is limited to about
3GB per program, while 64 bit is not), and 64 bit uses SSE for floating
point rather than x87, which is also quite a bit faster.  64 bit does use
a bit more memory since pointers are 64 bit rather than 32 bit (In the
future one would be able to get all the benefits of 64 bit x86 except
for the memory limit per process, without the size impact by using the
new x32 architecture, but it is still being worked on).

The rest of your question I can't understand.

Len Sorensen

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