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    Firefox Nears 30% of Worldwide Market Share

    Browser speed tests: http://lifehacker.com/5457242/browser-speed-tests-firefox-36-chrome-4-opera-105-and-extensions Most of us do not get "instant" response. When I open Chrome in the morning it loads DailyTech, Anandtech, CNN, TKASomething and my email. IE is noticeably slower opening this...
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    Firefox Nears 30% of Worldwide Market Share

    Do some investigation on malware from the internet browsers and Browser speed. You will dump IE in a heartbeat, which most high tech users have already done. Symantec misguided a lot of people saying IE was "more secure" because it had fewer vulnerabilities, too bad they did not mention the...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    LOL on that one Thrax. Perhaps the transition of Apple could be a guide. Make a full 64 bit OS, totally incompatible with 32 bit over the course of a few updates. Run the legacy programs in emulation. This can be done fairly painlessly, and probably will be done by Microsoft. Gates quote may...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    I could not agree more Cat. We will, as always, pick up the tab. I would like to pay for what I really want rather than pay for what just works.
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    Hopefully Microsoft will learn from Apple's mistakes making the transition. Carbon is a pretty good 32 bit API so people are still writing 32 bit apps. Making the 32 bit run virtual should assure it to be slower but the 32 apps are fast enough. I am not sure what the answer is here other than...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    I see your point, let me clarify. Apple forced the developers to make a better system for the users. This caused less income from developers and more cost to users. Microsoft allows developers to make whatever they please as long as they pay for the right to do so. The competition makes for...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    Good post, note that it was made in 2006. Not much has changed since then. I doubt any of us here are running systems incapable of 64 bit Win7; the question is should we. http://www.lockergnome.com/windows/2009/01/07/32-bit-vs-64-bit-windows/ is still good advice - Windows 32 bit is often the...
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    SOLVED screen size

    What game? Is there a full screen mode you can set? Have you tried setting the properties on the game's start file? Is there a chance you are clicking the title bar?
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    Good points all. The things to take away are: 1) 32 bit OS's can easily address more than 4GB, if you have not followed my links, do so now to see some reasons 64 bit computing has not been needed. Windows 7 will not address more than 4 GB memory in its 32 bit version and that is our subject...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    I am not sure what you are saying. He seems to be saying 4GB of memory is the maximum for 32 bit. That is not true. Therefore I say he is ignorant of the facts. If you have been following the links you will see plenty of 32 bit OS's (servers by Microsoft are a few) that address more than 4 GB...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    I suggest what the Mac did going to OSX. They made OS9 run in a window. And they made dam sure the application developers did a bang up job with their OSX upgrades. People flocked to OSX because it was truly better, not in theory but in practice. Programs ran faster, OS ran faster, etc. Perhaps...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    Cat, I respect your place here and opinions. I am unclear what you mean by "stock up on new parts", did I seem to confuse 32 bit hardware and OS? I am talking all OS, not hardware. Windows 7 may well be the last 32 bit OS but Windows 8 will have to run 32 bit applications flawlessly or have...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    Thanks for the release date on Office. I am looking to upgrade my copy soon as I find the present user interface slow and arcane. The Office 2003 interface was much more logical to me and therefore faster to use. During our discussions here we need to keep in mind a few points. Even though this...
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    New Gaming PC W/windows7 32bit .Should I have gone 64???

    I think inadvertently you made my point. RIGHT NOW there is now reason except the reason given in that well thought out post about supporting 64 bit technology. Beta software? Freeways? and more like 4 GB off my tiny but uber fast 64GB SSD drive? Where are the gains like the video card industry...
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    Users Choose 64-bit Version of Windows 7 Over 32-bit Version

    I play the devil's advocate too much? 64/32 OS sales figures very well may be meaningless. People go to the store and buy what works. If Dell and Gateway want to usher in 64 bit or use it as a sales gimmick they will tip the balance. There is no groundswell of 64 bit support here. That will...
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