Hi Kai, Definitely. Not only that as I said earlier the issue just isn't related to memory as some people believe. There is a serious issue for programmers when we have to support/map extremely large files to the file system. Now days with blue ray, high definition digital camras, etc it is becoming more and more common for the average Joe and Jane to have some extremely huge files containing music, videos, whatever. The old 32-bit file systems of the 32-bit Windows era just can't cope with those kind of files in memory or saving them to the file system. Plus I'm a musician/composer and believe me when I say that working with the higher end sound production software 64-bit systems would definitely come in handy.
On 1/12/11, Kai <kaixi...@sbcglobal.net> wrote: > Blinks? ... > > Blind individuals may also be involved in creative projects which require > resource-intensive programs, such as Sonar which may load soft synths, sound > fonts, and a multitude of other memory-consuming components. > > There definitely is a good reason to have the high memory, assuming your > needs call for it. If you simply edit word documents, do some spreadsheets, > edit a few PowerPoint presentations, check email, and the other usual > activities such as browsing the internet, then four or more GB of RAM and a > 3.6 GHZ Dual/quad core system might just be overkill. But if you're doing > something intensive like the examples sited above, such specifications might > just be the difference between getting a project done this week, rather than > next week, when the due-date will have passed. > > Kai --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at http://audyssey.org/mailman/listinfo/gamers_audyssey.org. All messages are archived and can be searched and read at http://firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the management of the list, please send E-mail to gamers-ow...@audyssey.org.