By puncrawcboi92
Sep 19, 2005
  1. do you have to use the 64bit of xp to have a 64bit processor?
    thanks in advance
  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    No, regular windows xp sp2 (32bit) can be used. Amd64 cpus can run 32bit and 64bit os's.( I assume intel is the same with the 6xx series).

    64bit gives you access to more ram(than 4gb), IIRC, and some apps can be made to run better in 64bit mode.
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