Whats the Difference Between 32 Bit vs 64 Bit Windows System

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if you have to talk about different types of Windows systems you may come across don’t like Windows home based for Windows Pro.

While these are indeed different versions of Windows there is another factor that differentiates different systems that are Windows based.

I am sure you may have heard about 32 bit and 64 bit systems in Windows. the difference can be as easy as knowing that the higher number is better, or it can be complex, we will talk about both versions in this article.

The Simple Answer

The 32 Bit Windows system can only use up to 4GB of RAM. While the RAM support for

The 64 Bit Windows system can be limitless.

This is the key difference and perhaps the easiest difference one can understand.

You don’t have to know a lot of stuff about computers to know the difference, and I am assuming that you would be knowing the more RAM on a PC, the better the PC would perform.

If you have bought a PC recently, chances are it would most probably be 64 Bit. And you don’t have to worry about anything.

They were times when it was difficult to install 64 bit Windows system because there would be Software for which the drivers won’t be available for the 64 bit Windows OS, but now the times have changed and mostly all the software available for Windows have got the drivers available.

What if you have got a really old PC?

If you have got ever really old PC say like, from the early 2010s, there might be a chance you may have installed it 34 bit Windows OS because at that time there were options to install Windows in either 32bit or 64bit.

And you may have installed the windows os in 32 bit. You which you can check out by right clicking on ‘My Computers’ and going to the properties.

Even if you are running a Windows OS which is 32 bit based you should don’t really have any problem and less you have installed more than 4GB of Ram because in that case it won’t be usable and you might want to do a fresh install of Windows 64 bit OS.

If you really want to know the difference between both the systems, you can watch the YouTube video below.

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