Should I move to amd64 ?

Michael Gass mgass at csbsju.edu
Thu May 30 18:04:49 UTC 2013


I am currently using a 9.1-RELEASE with an i386 install.
The hardware is a core 2 duo with 2 GB of RAM.  My video card 
is an ati radeon hd 2400 xt. Things work fine.

Would I gain anything by starting over and doing an AMD64 install
or would that be a bad idea?  Would my system perform better, worse, 
or the same after the change? I may eventually bring the memory up
to 4GB, but not anytime soon.

I understand some ports my not work - like WINE - but I do not use
WINE. Would there be other problems?

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Michael Gass				
mgass at csbsju.edu                 



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