[mythtv-users] 32 vs. 64 bit, any significant difference?

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Thu Dec 17 19:28:06 UTC 2009

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Thursday 17 December 2009 10:47:12 am Mike Perkins wrote:
>> Also if you're doing a lot of commflagging or transcoding, I would guess
>>  that extra RAM could make life easier as well.
> I wouldn't argue against the fact that Myth "can use" more RAM, but it doesn't 
> "need" it. Certainly I wouldn't go with a 64-bit system solely so Myth could 
> have more than 4GB of RAM, unless you needed it for something else in 
> addition to Myth.
I run my AMD 4000 with 512MB and NO swap. Never had any shortage of RAM.
> I also wonder if more RAM on the graphics card might be more useful than main 
> system RAM, with VDPAU.
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