#9531790, By MMMarmite Is this gaming PC fairly well future proofed?

  • MMMarmite 26 Apr 2013 17:32:22 1,562 posts
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    vizzini wrote:It wasn't about price. It was about future proofing against the inevitable shift from 32bit address spacing gaming on PC(limited to 2.7GB), to match 64bit address space gaming on next-gen consoles. Much like doubling RAM bandwidth for the CPU by going with LGA2011.
    Future proofing? Most processors have been 64bit for years now, I doubt anybody building a PC would chose a 32bit OS. Hell even OEMs (HP, Dell etc...) rarely install a 32bit OS on machines these days.
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