[PlanetCCRMA] 64bit vs 32bit

Henrik Frisk frisk.h at gmail.com
Sat Mar 13 11:58:12 PST 2010

> >
> > A recent test I read proved that a 64 bit (Linux) system has better
> > performance than a 32 bit (I'll dig it up if someones interested)
> It'd be nice to see it. Is the test relevant to the workflow you have?
> How big is the improvement and under which conditions?
> I'll try to find it and post it here.

> > but I'm happy to swap that potential performance improvement for
> > compatibility and stability.
> My preferences are exactly opposite. I don't see the point of
> performance improvements if the tradeoff is, for example, stability.
> Depends on what you do, I guess.
> If you run batch calculations and the computer occasionally freezes and
> the time you spend rebooting is less that what you gain, well, maybe. On
> the other hand, if you are using the computer for live performance.....
> I must have expressed myself wrongly because I think we have the same
preference: What i meant to say was I'd rather have a stable system than a


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