My knowledge of computer hardware is fairly extensive, however it is apparent that this is not the case when considering types of operating systems. I've gone by the rule of thumb for years that if a ...
I have pondered that some say "32-bit is old news" because you are limited in RAM without cutting around, such as with PAE. Assuming first that the following factors weigh in on the processor's speed ...
I want change my 32-bit Athlon with a 64-bit Phenom. Do I need to change my OS (32-bit Windows 7) as well?
Ok, so I was reading through the AMD64 manuels and knowing that nop is really an xchg eax, eax, I looked at the xchg and found something interesting, that it seems a byte can be encoded into the ...
Ok, first let me get this straight: This is not about micro optimization. But, I know in bootloaders on the partition, a lot use the jmp short; nop coding. But it is to my understanding that the less ...
Can someone explain if there is any difference between the intel64 and amd64 architectures?
Possible Duplicate: Quick way to tell if an installed application is 64-bit or 32-bit What's the easiest way to know if a Windows EXE is 32-bit or 64-bit?
What are the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit systems? If you have used both of them, what kind of sharp differences have you experienced? Would it be a problem to use 32-bit programs on ...