Windows 10 and the CPU: Choosing the Architecture

2015-Sep-10 | Tags: 32or64installwin10-64bit

Start64!All of your computer’s hardware components work hand-in-hand to make everything run smoothly. However, the CPU’s architecture has the most saying in what you can install on a computer, including Windows itself.

You’ve probably noticed all those prompts asking you to choose whether you want the product for a 32-bit or 64-bit architecture. Sure, a 64-bit architecture means data is moved on your system a lot faster, but not all CPUs are built this way, and this doesn’t mean 32-bit versions can’t be trusted.