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32 bit vs. 64 bit: How to check my pc have 64 bit cpu ?

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I want to know my laptop have 32 bit or 64 bit CPU not the OS type which can be seen from computer -> properties. Can it be possible to install window 7 64 bit on a 32 bit machine ?

posted Aug 24, 2013 by Sudhakar Singh

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download cpu-z
it will be a zip file. unzip it and then run the exe and then it will collect info about your processor and then under the CPU tab, in the instructions column, see if you have any of these AMD64, x86-x64 or EM64T. if you have any of these then your processor is 64 bit.

this was the direct way. other way, right click "my computer" and then click properties and note down your processor number and then google it and then see in its specs if it is 64 bit or 32 bit. however, if your computer is any p-4 at 3 GHz or above or any new processor than that or any AMD 64 or AMD dual core then you have a 64 bit processor.

you can even see the specs of your computer at your manufacturers site to see if you have a 64bit processor.

but i think that a software's installation will be more affected by the technology of the OS if its 64bit or 32bit than from your processors technology

answer Aug 24, 2013 by anonymous
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I always do check what PC i am using.
Easiest way to do this is
1. Check your Computer properties
2. There you will get your processor type under "System"
e.g: Intel® Core™ i3-2120 CPU @3.30Ghz
3. So your CPU is "Intel i3-2120" Processor.
4. And "Google it".

answer Aug 30, 2013 by Satyabrata Mahapatra
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