Desktops usually no; Servers yes.
Posted Dec 9, 2004 19:02 UTC (Thu) by knobunc
In reply to: Desktops usually no; Servers yes.
Parent article: Fedora Core 3 on AMD64
What about the extra registers available in 64-bit mode? That alone is enough to speed up some tasks regardless of memory needed.
More registers = less register spilling. Means less stack access when calling subroutines. Compilation is a good example of when this is useful.
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