What is the difference between Windows 8 x64 to x86,x32?
x86 (eg. x32) works on x64 and x86 processor types x64 only on x64 CPU’s
The 64-bit support and the advantages/disadvantage they offer:
* 64Bit OS can handle larger amounts of information than a 32Bit system
* More working memory (over 4GB)
* When you run many programs simultaneously
* If you are using newest hardware. Advantages x32 (x86):
* You have many older software whitout 64bit(Windows 8 x64) suport.
* If you are using older hardware
Windows 8 64 bit :
System Requirements: Windows 8 is suitable for computers that supportWindows 7. Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or higher. RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit version. Free space on hard drive: 16 gigabytes (GB) 32-bit or 20 GB for 64-bit version. Graphics: graphics device Microsoft DirectX 9 with the driver WDDM. To use the touch capabilities want a tablet or a monitor that supports multi-touch technology. To access the Shop Windows to boot and run applications that require an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. To bind the application requires a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768 pixels.
Additional Requirements to use Certain Features:
To use touch, you need a tablet or harm Supports multitouch monitor .
To access theWindowsStore and to download and run apps, you need an active internet connection and a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 at Least
To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 at Least
Windows 8 32 bit :
Windows 8 Enterprise edition ISO, which does not have the WMP stripped away. With WMP, the Metro Video and Music apps should work properly. The ISO is from VL (volume licensing) channel , and no product key is required to install the OS. And best of all, the ISO is said to be the original Microsoft image, untouched and unmodified.
Windows 8 works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher
To use touch, you need a tablet or monitor that supports multitouch
To access Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active
Internetconnection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768
To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768
Is there an alternative to using Setup? Can I just download an ISO image?
Yes. As an alternative to using Setup, Windows 8 is also available to download as an ISO image.
Where do I download developer tools and samples to build apps?
Free developer tools and samples are available from the Windows Dev Center downloads page.
Can I upgrade from previous versions of Windows to Windows 8 ?
Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows Developer Preview, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP, but you might not be able to keep all of your files, programs, and settings.
|Computer and Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster|
||16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)|
|Graphics||Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher|
|Display||at least 1024 x 768|
|Memory||1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)|