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Old 2014-02-05, 09:29 AM   [Ignore Me] #25
Re: Smed tweets about 64 bit

Originally Posted by Calista View Post
I think the biggest thing it may help is hitching since so much more game content can be loaded into memory. Particularly helpful when zerging along lattice lines where the game can pre-load off disk as you go but jumping around across a cont or from cont to cont it wont help so much.
Is that correct because I thought the hitching you could see occasionally was related to the memory on your graphics card not being able to cope with rapid loading and unloading of objects and textures and having to swap with memory and ultimately disk.

And of course this would also be impacted by the meory on your card and the amount of RAM in the PC, I'd assume the management of this data wiould be done by graphics drivers+the OS itself. Along with this, 32bit PC would never (I'd hope) have more than 4Gb memory anyway.
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