[Ardour-Users] Motherboard hints and tips?

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at cosgroves.us
Thu Jan 31 08:08:29 PST 2008

On 31 January 2008 at 13:56, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de> wrote:

> > I've decided on a Core 2 Duo processor since heat generation and
> > therefore fan noise is one of my top priorities (my current Athlon
> > system sounds like a vacuum cleaner and keeps me awake at night from the
> > next room!). Also I don't want to run a 64-bit system because I still
> > want to be able to use it 'normally, and I've read of a few software
> > compatability problems with 64-bit systems.
> Which is a statement that _really_ is from the past! Except for some strange
> pd-externals and proprietary flash, all I know that can or could be used is
> running fine with 64bit. And if your distro of choice is good enough it even
> installs a 32bit-chroot where flash and things alike can run. From my
> experience there is _no_ advantage of running 32bit when 64bit are available.
> That is like running 16bit-DOS when the system could do 32bit...

My 64 bit Athlon runs quite nicely in 32-bit mode, very nicely in fact.


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