Replacement for the older x86 or 32-bit platform, 64-bit is a computer or software program that is capable of transferring 64-bits at a time. With respect to hardware, 64-bit is referencing the width of the registers on a computer's microprocessor or the computer bus; sometimes called WOW64 and x64.
- How do I determine if I have 64-bit vs. 32-bit CPU?
- Can I upgrade my OS to 64-bit?
- What is the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit CPU?