[Ardour-Users] 64bits

John Rigg au at jrigg.co.uk
Sat Oct 8 02:13:32 PDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 09:37:37PM +0000, Nando wrote:
> Hmm yes... There are more comments about other strange results, and about
> the conditions of the tests not being clear enough (32 or 64bit userland?).
> Anyway I think there are clear benefits in using your whole processor and
> architecture. My concern is mostly about compatibility and stability of the
> software. Still have the feel that most tests have been done on 32bit
> environments, and that's why I'm asking here.
> But looks like the people using 64bit here is happy about it, so I'm givin'
> it a try!

I've been using 64-bit for my DAWs since 2005. I've never actually
tried 32-bit for audio work so I can't give a direct comparison, but
I'm very happy with the way everything runs in 64-bit.


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