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Old 18th October 2008
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As mentioned, 64bit has been around since the 60s (as far as we know ).
How long it's been around really doesn't matter, it's resistance to adaption that does.


One of my friends tried upgrading to XP 64-bit a few months ago. Between flash player, games, drivers, and micro$oft, he gave up and went back to 32-bit XP. So he is still using 32-bit systems, never mind how long they've been around! Am I the only person who finds it kind of odd, that more or less the same processor design being evolved for performance over the years, has ruled the market share for desktops for so freaking long?


Once the technology is sorted, the issues ai-danno has touched on become history, there's still going to be a mass of dual/quad core 64-bit computers to oust from the desktop.


Or as I like to say of computers, if it can't run vi, I won't use it.
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