Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Wed 7th Oct 2009 19:15 UTC, submitted by JayDee
Windows Microsoft has been thinking about Windows 8 for a while now even through the production of Windows 7. Some information has been gathered by our friends over at Ars, and all of this said information points to possible 128-bit versions of Windows 8 and definite 128-bit versions of Windows 9. Update: Other technophiles better-versed than I in this whole 64/128-bit business pointed out that it must be for the filesystem (such as ZFS described in this article) rather than the processor and memory scheme.
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by Praxis on Wed 7th Oct 2009 19:31 UTC
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Does anyone know what the advantage a 128 bit system has over a 64 bit system? I was under the impression that we had not yet even come close to making full use of a 64 bit system, so where would the use of 128 bit system show improvements.

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