Re: i386 or amd64?
Mumia W.. wrote:
Anyway, 64-bit is so much faster for what--viewing e-mail? Browsing
online forums? Not-viewing the screensaver for 20 minutes while you
leave the computer to pick up the snail mail?
Compiling custom programs. Compiling the kernel. Startup times on
applications are reduced (in theory at least).
The same reason you're not running an 80386-compiled kernel on your
machine. To make it faster.
Any modern computer is easily 50 times more powerful that what most of
Most of us, yes. All of us, no.