64 Bit Computing

I came across this very good post by Scott Byer by way of AppleInsider about the merits of 64 bit computing versus 32 bit computing. He pretty much hits the nail on the head, 64 bit computing gives you more addressable memory, that’s all, everything else is the same.

That being said, having more addressable memory is very nice when you have to process very large amounts of data.

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