Is x86 32-bit or 64 bit? Introduction to the meaning of X86 and x64

Time:2021-9-17

Presumably, many friends have seen words like x86 and x64 not only on the Internet, but also on their own computers. Some users don’t know whether the x86 is 32-bit or 64 bit, and they don’t know the difference between the two. Today, Xiaobian will elaborate on this issue with you. Interested friends, don’t miss it.

  Is x86 32-bit or 64 bit? Introduction to the meaning of X86 and x64:

X6 actually means 32bit, that is, a 32-bit mirror system. X64 is 64bit, which refers to a 64 bit operating system. Little friends can see whether their computer is x86 or x64 by opening “control panel” – “system and security” – “system” – “system type” in turn.

Differences between x86 and x64:

X86 is actually an abbreviation based on Intel processor, which is a common definition for all 86 systems. Therefore, the difference between x86 and x64 is actually the difference between 64 bit computer and 32-bit computer system. If you want to know the difference between the two, you can see our article: what is the difference between 64 bit computer and 32-bit computer. In short, 32-bit systems can only play the role of 4G memory, while 64 bit systems can support up to 192g memory. Therefore, it is best to install 64 bit on a 64 bit computer.

The above is the detailed introduction of X86 and x64 computer systems. I hope it will be helpful to you.