[mythtv-users] 64 Bit and memory

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 18:16:41 UTC 2008

> The machine doesn't seem to be as 'snappy' as I was hoping.  I know 64bit
> uses more memory that 32bit but I figured 1 gig is enough, as a used to run
> the same be/fe on 512mb.  Do I really more than a gig to reach top
> performance of 64bit?
No you do not need 1GB. Also the difference in memory need from 32 to
64 bit is minimal because only the pointers default to 64 bit.


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