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installed 64-bit W7 on Core 2 duo slow pc

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 2.00Ghz RAM: 3GB Hi I recently cleaned and installed Windows 7 on my 3 year old laptop. And it seems most programs are running incredibly slow when starting up a program ...
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Why my lenovo i5 laptop perform poor as compared to my i3 desktop [closed]

I have lenovo laptop and desktop which has following configurations: LENOVO LAPTOP: i5 3250 3rd gen cpu @ 2.60GHz 2.60GHz 64 bit architecture window 7 32 bit 4 GB Ram Desktop: core(TM) i3 540 @ ...
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Does 64bit GNU/Linux have better performance?

I had 32bit Ubuntu (with Xfce) and now I switch to 64bit Xubuntu and I'm not sure but I think that 32bit had better performace, but just a feeling. I want to know which one 32 or 64 will give better ...
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Why does our server sometimes works so slow?

For years, my team was developing applications for embedded systems using server with below detail : cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
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Toshiba Satellite L650 slow booting time inspite of new HDD and new Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit install [closed]

This is a follow up of my earlier question. Using the recovery media creator (another story for another day X( ) I was successful in getting Win 7 64 bit with Toshiba drivers installed and running. ...
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32bit os on a 64bit machine - what are the prices? [duplicate]

The it department installed a 32bit win7 on the I7 machine they are giving me. I saw several questions asking here whether it is possible, which i now is the case, but I am still no clear about the ...
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Why system still hangs/slows after process is finished?

My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. I have experienced this issue for a long time, with all previous versions of Ubuntu as well. If I launch a process, which takes up all the memory and when finished, the ...
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What CPU is good for single-threaded performance?

I have an app, which is single-threaded. The source code is not available. The people who managed it before me didn't really understand the whole "single-threaded" business and bought a ridiculously ...
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Virtualizing a 32 bit guest on a 64 bit os

So I was wondering if anybody knew if there was any performance issues with virtualizing a 32 bit os, in my case 32 bit windows 7, on a 64 bit os, mac osX lion. I remember reading that running 32 bit ...
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How much would a RAM increase + 64bit OS improve a system's performance?

I am currently thinking about upgrading my system. I'd say however that my needs do not exceed those of my current setup, I'd just like a bit more "breathing" space for my system, since it can become ...
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iTunes slow loading on Windows 7 x64

my pc has windows 7 ultimate 64 bits installed and 4 GB of DDR2 RAM, working with an Athlon II X3 435 (2.9Ghz) processor. When I start iTunes, it takes 6-7 seconds to load, and that's too much. I ...
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How important is having 64-bit programs on 64-bit OS?

I recently upgraded to 64-bit OS(Windows 7) from my old 32-bit version. I noticed that while several applications are available in 64-bit(e.g. DC client, Tortoise SVN, Graphics driver), many are still ...
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32-bit and 64-bit CPU/OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: how to know if a computer is 32 bit or 64 bit 32-bit v/s 64-bit systems Hi, This 32-bit and 64-bit thing baffles me. It's not often that I run across it, but when I ...
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The technical reasons to make 64 bit OS slower

From this post, I read the following comment. If you only have 2GB, I recommend you install 32 bit version, 64 bit will be much slower (because of several technical reasons about 64 bit ...
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Determine if Atom n450 CPU running slow on Ubuntu

I have an HP Mini 5102 with an Atom n450 Under Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit the maximum I can set the cpu speed to seems to be 1.3GHz This could be falsely reported but I'm not sure how to tell. I've tried ...
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Is there a performance hit using 32 bit Linux on a 64 bit CPU?

I'm running 32 bit Ubuntu 10.04 with 2GB RAM. Is my processor (AMD Athlon 64 X2) running sub-optimally? Given that a larger addressing space will make no difference to me (right now) would there be a ...
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How should I use my new SSD drive?

I just built a new PC the other day. Specs... Processor: Intel i7-930 quad core CPU CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Motherboard: AsRock X58 Extreme 3 RAM/Memory: 6gb G-Skill triple channel ...
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Mysterious Windows 7 slowdown problem

I have a fairly beefy machine: Intel Q9450 8GB DDR2800 (4x2) Intel X25-M G2 80GB SSD Several other hard drives Windows 7 Ultimate 64 In the last month I've gotten a mysterious slowdown problem. ...
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Firefox x86 (32-bit) vs. Firefox x64 (64-bit)

I'm using Firefox 3.6 (32-bit version) on Windows 7 x64 Home Professional. I wonder whether it is better for me to start using 64-bit version of Firefox or not? Is 64-bit Firefox better in terms of ...
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Install 64-bit Ubuntu or 32-bit?

I'll be receiving a new notebook in a few days and was planning on running Ubuntu on it as it's compatible and the notebook has no OS pre-installed. The specifications are: Core 2 Duo, T6600, 4 GB ...
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Why does Windows 7 64-bit require more memory than 32-bit?

Why does Windows 7 64-bit require more memory than 32-bit, according to the upgrade advisor?
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slow internet Problem on kubuntu 9.10 AMD x64

I've recently installed kubuntu 9.10 AMD x64, on an HP 6830s. The installation went smoothly, with only one problem: when I try to use the internet, it's incredibly slow. I couldn't install Firefox or ...
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Dell Latitude D830 and Windows 7 Video Drivers

I just loaded Windows 7 x64 to a Dell Latitude D830 and it's working great, but the Windows Experience score is 3.3 on the Aero video performance. The next lowest score is 4.9, so the video ...