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What is the difference between windows 8.1 32Bit & 64 Bit

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gomez16

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Can any one tell me about the difference between windows 8.1 32 bit and 64 bit. I was searching about download link of windows 8.1 I got two download links says 32bit version download and 64 bit version download. What version should i go with?
 

c627627

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If you install 64-Bit, you could upgrade to more RAM one day in the future if you wanted.
There are no other differences.
 

EarthDog

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Directly from Windows FAQ -
What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows?
The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way a computer's processor (also called a CPU), handles information. The 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.

Kenrou has you taken care of, but just in case you wanted to read/know more...
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/32-bit-and-64-bit-windows#1TC=windows-7
 
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wagex

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just install 64 bit and dont think twice about it. granted you have 64 bit cpu.
 
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gomez16

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