More speculation: Is 32-bit Windows dead?

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If I'm not mistaken, I think that OEMs can no longer get 32-bit Windows for new systems, but it was still available for customers to install on existing older systems.

I wonder if Microsoft will finally kill off 32-bit Windows with Win 11.

Some people might hate me for saying this, but personally, I would love to see them dump 32-bit Windows.
 

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Yes, MS have stated that they will no longer supply x86 Windows to OEMs as RTM, only x64. They have also stated that they will continue to provide x86 media for Windows 10 for home users.

Will Windows 11 only be x64? No one knows, but it seems plausible. My little netbook with a maximum RAM capability of 2GB is going to be very upset if that's the case, it's quite happy at the moment running x86 21H1. It really struggles to support x64 :(
 

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It's a natural progression that technology moves on, the processors driving our home computers since the early 1980's have progressed tremendously - and they will continue to do so - 128 Bit, 256 Bit, and so so on so it does not make sense to make software for obsolete hardware for ever.

Of course there are still those who like to keep the history alive though this is not always cheap to do

 

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There's no one will know this.. Except Windows 11 Devs (maybe?)

Microsoft get rid of 32-bit install on OEMs, and it is available for home users.

I have an PC running Pro 64-bit, so if I upgraded my PC, or say 32-bit will be unavailable.
 

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Time it's gone.

I'm sure very few people would lament the passing of the 32 bit system.-- no point on continuing to develop systems for these old archaic architectures. People still have > 5 years to continue to use 32 bit systems on W10 and of course Virtual Machines can run these things until the "End of the Universe".

I'm surprised why it's taken so long for next gen of 128 bit chips to appear -- everybody knows that you can't keep improving performance by increasing the number of processors on a board -- 16 CPU's working as an MP aren't as efficient as 16 single processors -- there comes a point that the overhead in the OS in managing these multi-processors to work in tandem takes a signficant part of the OS overhead.

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I'm asking this only because I don't know the answer:

Would going to 128-bit actually improve performance? I had thought that going to a higher number of bits simply allowed you to address more memory space. With a 32-bit CPU you can address only 4GB of space. With 64-bit addressing you can already address (in theory) 16.8 million terrabytes.

So would 128-bit actually also provide a performance boost?
 

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Time it's gone.

I'm sure very few people would lament the passing of the 32 bit system.-- no point on continuing to develop systems for these old archaic architectures. People still have > 5 years to continue to use 32 bit systems on W10 and of course Virtual Machines can run these things until the "End of the Universe".

I'm surprised why it's taken so long for next gen of 128 bit chips to appear -- everybody knows that you can't keep improving performance by increasing the number of processors on a board -- 16 CPU's working as an MP aren't as efficient as 16 single processors -- there comes a point that the overhead in the OS in managing these multi-processors to work in tandem takes a signficant part of the OS overhead.

Cheers
jimbo

Technically, just over 4 years - 14 Oct 2025. Windows 10 Home and Pro - Microsoft Lifecycle

But yes, people can (and will) still hold out on them even after that date - just because.

I'm asking this only because I don't know the answer:

Would going to 128-bit actually improve performance? I had thought that going to a higher number of bits simply allowed you to address more memory space. With a 32-bit CPU you can address only 4GB of space. With 64-bit addressing you can already address (in theory) 16.8 million terrabytes.

So would 128-bit actually also provide a performance boost?

I think it would depend upon the hardware also. A larger bus width could lead to so many different benefits overall, as well as challenges. Power consumption, larger and / or more dynamic caching, virtualization and multi-threading / SMT, so many different things that may be in the pipeline with the next jump.

I've actually not read an article about the next jump recently, I think I need to go do some research.
 

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Good points, all. Thanks, John!
 

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Good A.I and totally immersive V.R systems and "human type" Robotics requires an enormous amount of processing power and fast (almost instantaneous) memory plus many concurrent CPU threads to work. To do a lot of these on current 64 MP systems satisfactorily just won't hack it - apart from the memory limitations the number of multi processor systems required would just overwhelm the OS in just managing the processors. Note gaming can be a good visual experience but I'm thinking of a different order of magnitude here --think of something like Startrek's Holodeck. - Or an interesting example was right at the start of that TV series Alex-rider episode Point Blanc "Stormbreaker" when a Russian Hacker rigged up a VR projector so when the Boss of the company opened the lift (elevator - US) door it looked normal even though in reality there was just the shaft and the boss fell through the shaft.

This is where the next stage of development will come from - and of course the video processors themselves will need to be of a different order of magnitude to even the best today on PC's. Genuine Holographic experience too requires inordinate amounts of processing power.

Hollywood is often at the forefront of the ideas even though the actual hardware required could take many years to become reality.

Cheers
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Answer: Yes. Requires a 64-Bit Processor.
 

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not just any 64bit CPU - one that is at least dual-core as noted here.
TBH, that should have been a requirement for Win10. Have you ever tried running W10 on a single core processor? I have - swimming in treacle comes to mind.....
 

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Nope. Thankfully.

My Core i7 965 EE was slow - but it had 4 cores and HT enabled, so it could move slightly faster than molasses down a hill.
 

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Nope. Thankfully.

My Core i7 965 EE was slow - but it had 4 cores and HT enabled, so it could move slightly faster than molasses down a hill.
I have one of those chips and it felt fine, with a GeForce GTX 970, when playing Halo Custom Edition 1.0.10. Runs well with Windows 7.
Even when not as fast as a Matisse. Bloomfield sucks power when OC'ed, even when that probably varies with batch, but I can imagine a Core i7 920 OC'ed to 4.1 using 260W+ for the CPU chip alone! And this was rough data I saw, and I haven't even tried to raise the core multi yet for the 965! LOL!

But after disable C1E and EIST, it seemed snappy! The Bloomfields sure seem to lag with the "green features" enabled!

Mine felt fast in 2019. In fact, it looked like the video card was the bottleneck! I upgraded from a GTX 960 to a GTX 970 in 2019. (both Maxwell)

At least most of Asus' P6Ts are incompatible with the XFX Radeon RX 580, I discovered in 2019 by accident.

I had a mea culpa in 2019, because I assumed the Asus P6T Deluxe was faulty, when it wasn't and got an Asus P6T6 WS Revolution and then got brand new RAM-related BSOD codes!
(BAD_POOL_HEADER and PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA when installing Windows 7)
Looked like I possibly have bad black RAM slots, but thankfully, looks like the usual RAM slots are fine. No such BSODs with the original 6 GB of triple-channel. And in December, 2020, I got a 12 GB triple-channel kit and still didn't get RAM-related BSODs when installing and updating Windows 7.
 
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I got decent OC on my Bloomfield. I used the dummy OC in the mobo, giving me a boost to 3.6 GHz stable, but anything I tried over that and it would eventually fail miserably.

I was also one of the lucky ones in that my X58 mobo didn't go all stupid when installing OSs with all three DIMMs in place (except one very particular distro of Linux - I forget which, Wasn't Gentoo, wasn't Sabayon, ... maybe uBuntu?)

And yah - all of the power saving features were turned off on mine too. I originally bought an H60 CPU cooler, and replaced that with the H100 - never had an issue with keeping it reasonably cool.

I originally started with a pair of GTX 260s, then upgraded to the 560 TI 448 Core (and left one of hte 260s in as a PhysX dedicated card), then dropped the 260, made the 560 the dedicated PhysX card when I got the 970. I've since dropped the 560 because nVidia stopped supporting it and in order to use newer drivers I couldn't have that installed.

I never, ever understood, though, why an unlocked CPU even had power saving settings in the first place. That always blew my mind. I mean, it's unlocked - so you'd think that someone was gonna OC it.....at $990 retail at launch, what's the point of power savings? lol....

That 970 came to the new rig (along with the 960 MB SSD I now use exclusively for music storage). And the 1080p monitors.

Everything else is new. And I felt it immediately the first day I installed Windows on this rig.
 

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I got decent OC on my Bloomfield. I used the dummy OC in the mobo, giving me a boost to 3.6 GHz stable, but anything I tried over that and it would eventually fail miserably.

I was also one of the lucky ones in that my X58 mobo didn't go all stupid when installing OSs with all three DIMMs in place (except one very particular distro of Linux - I forget which, Wasn't Gentoo, wasn't Sabayon, ... maybe uBuntu?)

And yah - all of the power saving features were turned off on mine too. I originally bought an H60 CPU cooler, and replaced that with the H100 - never had an issue with keeping it reasonably cool.

I originally started with a pair of GTX 260s, then upgraded to the 560 TI 448 Core (and left one of hte 260s in as a PhysX dedicated card), then dropped the 260, made the 560 the dedicated PhysX card when I got the 970. I've since dropped the 560 because nVidia stopped supporting it and in order to use newer drivers I couldn't have that installed.

I never, ever understood, though, why an unlocked CPU even had power saving settings in the first place. That always blew my mind. I mean, it's unlocked - so you'd think that someone was gonna OC it.....at $990 retail at launch, what's the point of power savings? lol....

That 970 came to the new rig (along with the 960 MB SSD I now use exclusively for music storage). And the 1080p monitors.

Everything else is new. And I felt it immediately the first day I installed Windows on this rig.
Hi there
Of course one should have "Safety Features" if you know what you are doing and want to take the risk and avoid using them but people (even experienced ones) can make mistakes - and on expensive gear - you don't want to blow it by accident.

Would you get on a plane if the Pilot said to you - your journey time will be cut by half but we've disabled all the safety features and equipment on board this aircraft to make this possible. !!!

Cheers
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Hi there
Time it's gone.

I'm sure very few people would lament the passing of the 32 bit system.-- no point on continuing to develop systems for these old archaic architectures. People still have > 5 years to continue to use 32 bit systems on W10 and of course Virtual Machines can run these things until the "End of the Universe".

I'm surprised why it's taken so long for next gen of 128 bit chips to appear -- everybody knows that you can't keep improving performance by increasing the number of processors on a board -- 16 CPU's working as an MP aren't as efficient as 16 single processors -- there comes a point that the overhead in the OS in managing these multi-processors to work in tandem takes a signficant part of the OS overhead.

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There is no rationale, yet, for 128 bit processors. The only real-world use is for 128-bit buses for GPUs to pass graphics data, and 128-bit registers to store (concurrent, lower-bit) integers for parallel processing. 128-bit processors have been possible for over 40 years, but the precision this technology offers is currently unnecessary, even for the most processor intensive processes. When a use for them becomes mainstream, the 128-bit processor (and 128-bit system-optimized compilers and languages) no doubt will also be available for all, but until then, 64-bit remains plenty. Apart from utilizing memory over 4 GB, 32-bit processors can still handle most current requirements, but it is simplest to standardize on 64-bit, making larger memory devices cheaper and future-proofed.

It's a bit like miniaturization, only worth continuing with while it is usable. Sure, we could build cell-phone technology into earbuds, but the battery life before needing to recharge would be a disadvantage, as would having to carry a touch screen around for any visual information exchange required.
 

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I remember seeing a video about what the path to 128-bit would entail, and there was a lot of talk about just how much more work would be needed to assure the data integrity / precision remained viable for a 128 bit CPU, IIRC. I'll try to see if I can find it again.
 

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not just any 64bit CPU - one that is at least dual-core as noted here.
Interesting note though. If you go off the plain specs they leave there, my old Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 has double the min spec to run the OS. They need to specify the difference between the ARM, Intel, and AMD specs if they're going to drill down the chipsets the way they are in the hardware support listing.
 

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Should be. No reason why it is needed with the modern processors supported by Windows 11. 32bit apps can run in 64 bit OS.

If it weren't for some old games, I would be in favor of requiring 64 bit apps, like MacOS has done (they seem to take the lead on Windows, like compressed memory, rounded windows corners LOL).
 

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