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 ...
I know that Windows XP 32-bit can be configured, through PAE, to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM. Is there a good tutorial to do this with Windows 7 32-bit? As to why I don't simply use 64-bit ...
How does a processor 'know' what the different commands mean? I'm thinking of assembly level commands like MOV, PUSH, CALL, etc...
How can I determine if the current version of Windows is either 32-bit or 64-bit from the command line? [duplicate]
What's the command line to find out if the OS is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit of Windows?
How come, for example, a 2.66 GHz dual-core i5 will be faster than a 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo (also dual-core)? Is this because of newer instructions that can process information in less clock cycles? ...
What are the main differences between each processor generation of Intel processors/chipsets? Is there a performance difference? I've already seen processors from first to sixth generation, however I ...
Today I was reading some news(1, 2, 3, 4) about Microsoft Windows 8 and saw that one of the new features is that it can run over a ARM processor based system. This make me wondering the reasons that ...
In 2014, I hear a lot of programming languages touted for their concurrency features. Concurrency is said to be crucial for performance gains. In making this statement, many people point back to a ...
I was wondering if processor registers and IO registers are the same concept? Are they registers in CPU or in some IO devices? I picked up IO registers from this Super User question.
What do the terms “asynchronous” and “synchronous” mean, with respect to the definition of an interrupt?
Quoted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interrupt: an interrupt is an asynchronous signal indicating the need for attention or a synchronous event in software indicating the need for a change ...
What is the difference between multiple CPU processors (ie: Pentium D) and multicore processors (ie: Core 2 duo)?
In general a cache memory is useful because the speed of the processor is higher than the speed of the ram (they are both increasing in speed but the difference still remains). So reducing the number ...
I am using windows 32 bit VLC media player in 64 bit pc. It is working fine. but my question is that won't it allocate memory according to 32 bit structure? That means though i have 64 bit PC, i ...