On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, Josh Lawrence wrote:
> install the 32 bit version of my distro (Debian) on my 64 bit machine?
Running a 64-bit OS has noticeable performance improvements
in processing audio (especially encoding/decoding) and in
compiling source code (C/C++).
Other than that, most folks don't notice any performance
difference between 32/64-bit modes.
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