RE: Windows 7 speed vs XP

  • From: "DonnaMiller&LeaderDogCarman" <dmiller64@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 17:06:41 -0500

I have 64 bit in my computer and it is wonderful. It moves right along with
what I want it too, but I still think some computers will do much better
with 32 bit wincows7.

I have 8 gigs of random Access Memory and really enjoy my computer.



Remember, cars aren't the only things recalled by their maker!

Donna Miller And Leader Dog Carman


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From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Peter Holdstock
Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 4:53 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Windows 7 speed vs XP

For me personally I found Windows 7 64bit didn't run as well as 32bit and 
have reverted back. I have 4GB of ram which I think is the suggested minimum

for 64bit. As I understand it though unless your software is 64bit you can 
actually find a speed reduction, not an increase. That was a couple of years

though and I'm sure software is moving on now since most new computers have 
windows 64bit installed.

Peter

Peter

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From: "Daniel McGee" <mc-g@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 7:04 PM
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Windows 7 speed vs XP

> Hello Chris, many thanks for your answer. I will bear this in mind when 
> ever I decide to get a new computer in the future. If I remember rightly 
> although this was sometime ago so I don't know where it stands now that 
> you got a 64 bit OS not sure which one though but you changed back to 32 
> bit because Jaws was having issues. If you can remember what were the 
> problems at the time and do you know if they are fixed?
> Thanks
> Daniel
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "chris hallsworth" <christopherh40@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 6:57 PM
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Windows 7 speed vs XP
>
>> Hi all.
>> A 64 bit operating system is said to be faster because it can handle more

>> processor instructions in one go. It's also said to be faster because 
>> unlike 32 bit it will use as much RAM as you have on your system, whereas

>> 32 bit can only handle up to 4 GB (but never exactly that amount) of 
>> RAM.J
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> From Chris H in Derbyshire
>> Please check out my blog at http://chrishallsworth.klangoblog.net. Many 
>> thanks.
>>
>> On 11/09/2010 18:54, Daniel McGee wrote:
>>> Hi someone mentioned 32 bit. I know I've asked this before but I still
>>> don't really understand what it means. Could someone explain to me what
>>> the difference between the 32 bit and the 64 bit. Is the 64 bit ment to
>>> be faster or something like that.
>>> Thanks
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> From: "Peter Holdstock" <peterholdstock@xxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 5:28 PM
>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Subject: Re: Re[2]: Windows 7 speed vs XP
>>>
>>>> Hi, I've used Windows 7 on a range of PCs and compared to XP and Vista
>>>> I do find Windows 7 quicker in many ways. How long have you been using
>>>> it because for the first week or so it does optimise itself according
>>>> to what you do etc and does speed up quite a lot in my experience.
>>>>
>>>> Peter
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>>> From: "Christian" <christian08@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 5:15 PM
>>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Subject: Re[2]: Windows 7 speed vs XP
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> Using the 32 bit version.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2010-09-11 at 10:15 Victoria E. Gilkerson wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Are you using the 32 or 64 bits?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> _____
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>>>> Behalf
>>>>>> Of Christian
>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2010 9:51 AM
>>>>>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>> Subject: Windows 7 speed vs XP
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> Was just curious if any of you Windows 7 users have noticed any
>>>>>> differences
>>>>>> in speed of the operating system compared to Windows XP.
>>>>>> I am using a p4 3.2 GHz and 4 GB RAM and to me Windows 7 is a little
>>>>>> slower
>>>>>> than XP when booting. Haven't used it for that long, but we'll see
>>>>>> how I
>>>>>> like it.
>>>>>> Christian
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