64-bit refers to processors that have a word length (the fundamental data type of registers and memory transfer operations) of 64 bits, allowing each word to hold 2^64 = 1.845 x 10^19 discrete values (over 4 billion times as much as a conventional 32-bit word).

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Defining 32-bit or 64-bit processor requirements [duplicate]

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Windows XP x64 hangs at welcome screen

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Windows 7 VPN - Error 619 slow behavior

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How do I know if my Linux system can run both ELF 32-bit and ELF 64-bit binaries?

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