64-Bit or 32-Bit Windows, which one am I using, and what does either mean?
When you think about Windows variants, the first thing to come into mind might be Home or Pro versions. Well, that is a variation in Windows, but there is also another category of variation equally as important. The 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows.
You have probably heard those two terms thrown around, but you may not know what 64-bit or 32-bit actually means. That is what we are debunking today in this article. So without much further ado
What is 64-bit, What is 32-bit?
These two terms come from the processor architecture running inside the computer. Most modern day computers fall into one of either of these two categories, but 64-bit does supersede 32-bit computers in recent times.
64-bit processors are more powerful compared to their predecessors, the 32-bit counterparts. 64-bit chips simply handle and process more information faster. Remember computers work in binary 0 and 1, anda not like in a decimal system, with ten digits per place.
Just so you get a clear an idea of how 32-bit and 64-bit operate. Think of this, …read more