64-bit operating system

64-bit operating system

An operating system that is designed to work in a computer that processes 64 bits at a time. Most personal computers today are 64-bit, and mobile devices are expected to begin using 64-bit CPUs in the 2014-2015 time frame. A 64-bit operating system will not work in a 32-bit computer, but a 32-bit operating system will run in a 64-bit computer. See 64-bit computing.
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A key benefit of the updated operating system is the Microsoft(R) Windows on Windows 64 (WOW64) technology, which will enable customers who currently have Windows XP-compatible 32-bit applications to run those applications on the 64-bit operating system.
In the fourth quarter of 2002, Microsoft delivered to industry partners a developmental release of the 64-bit operating system with application development tools for the AMD 64-bit processor hardware.
Novell offers both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise because we have long realized some applications will run faster under a 32-bit operating system while others will require a 64-bit operating system," said Justin Steinman, director of marketing for Linux and Open Platform Solutions at Novell.
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Key features also include 2x front USB ports, dual GB rear LAN ports, a removable 500GB solid state drive, a PCI-e slot for additional cards, and Windows 7 64-bit Operating System.
HP offer a choice of Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) Windows 7 Professional 32- or 64-bit operating system, up to 8GB DDR3 memory, hard drives up to 1TB and an optional 80GB SSD.
A 64-bit operating system is a necessity with 8GB of system memory.
The Model Manager client has also been fully tested and is now supported on the Windows 64-bit operating system.
Most recently, the two companies brought SAS9 to the Linux 64-bit operating system on the Intel Itanium 2 processor.
It will also describe an architecture that is equally effective for protecting transactional applications--such as databases, mail, and files--using Zetta Server, a 64-bit operating system that can be installed on standard Intel servers.
The delays could tempt large corporate users to wait instead for Microsoft's 64-bit operating system - code-named Janus - which was demonstrated briefly at the Intel Developers Forum last week.
has announced that its proven, 64-bit operating system (OS), HP-UX 11, is now available on HP VISUALIZE workstations running 2-D, compute- intensive electronic design automation (EDA) applications.