intel p4 or 64bit ?

  ROB/R 19:18 19 May 2004

intel p4 3gigE or ath 64 bit3200 pro.
what is best

  blackstorm2k 21:05 19 May 2004

There is very little difference, but at the speeds you mention I'd say the athlon is slightly quicker, but only slightly

  GANDALF <|:-)> 21:07 19 May 2004

You will not notice the difference so take the cheaper optiion. At the moment 64bit is a bit useless unless you are running a server with 40 hubs ;-))


  billyliv 00:32 20 May 2004

Hi, 64 bit is the speediest, but, most software manufacturers and developers are still working to 32 bit. You will not find many programs that handle 64 bit. Cheers, Bill

  GANDALF <|:-)> 07:31 20 May 2004

click here should give an insight into the many claims of 64bit.

The only advantage that I can find (for home users)is that 64 bit can handle more than 4Gb of RAM. I have yet to see a home computer with anything like that.


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