Windows XP vs XP 64

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by McGiord, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. McGiord, Mar 25, 2007
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2011

    McGiord macrumors 601


    Oct 5, 2003
    Dark Castle
    Have anyone used both OS with its Mac?
    Is there a noticeable difference between them?
    Which one is better for game play?
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  2. contoursvt macrumors 6502a

    Jul 22, 2005
    Never tried it on a Mac but I have on my desktop PC. Only benefit really is its ability to address more RAM (ie past approx 3.2gig) so unless you got like 4 gigs of RAM I wouldnt bother. Your games will run better under the 32bit version.

  3. slicedbread macrumors regular

    Nov 5, 2006
    I don't think there are drivers for 64-bit windows, so some functionality will be gone.
  4. sycho macrumors 6502a


    Oct 7, 2006
    Not some functionality, all of it. I first tried the x64 version, it installed just fine and everything, but I could not even put the proper video drivers on. Later on I tried the normal 386 version and it works surprisingly well, with the exception of clicking about two hundred times to "Continue Anyways".

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