Questions about Grub, UEFI,the liveCD and the installer
I have a Intel E 4500 core 2 duo desltop. Should I use Mint & Main or Mint 7 x64.
I use Felicia Main 32 bit at present.
Thanks for advise.
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on Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:59 am, edited 1 time in total.
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I checked on the Intel site and it seems that your processor (E4500) supports EM64T. I think Mint7 x64 will install and run on your computer.http://processorfinder.intel.com/Details.aspx?sSpec=SLA95
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I do believe you should give Mint 7 64-bit a test drive. There is an extremely high probability you will keep it. Have fun.
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Just do as I did and dual boot Mint 7 Main Edition and Mint 7 x64. This will give you a chance to compare two OS side by side and decide which is best for your system and computing needs.
PS, I've been dual booting since the RC1 release and still haven't made up my mind. I may just keep both.
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