Category Archive: 64-bit

GAME PERFORMANCE

Games over time have become increasingly more demanding. Most games have several options to change the rendering pipeline for those with less powerful video cards. Today the modern video card can be considered as a massively parallel supercomputer that is specialized for game rendering. Cray supercomputers now use a GPU to perk up performance. GAME …

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LIST OF GAMES FEATURING 64-BIT ENGINES

A few games offered 64-bit versions to enthusiasts to experiment with. WIndows XP x64 was popular as it could use 4GB or more memory and it offered much easier memory management. This list is compiled from game system requirements. 2014 saw a trickle of 64-bit games while 2015 saw a flood of 64-bit games. 2016 …

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64-BIT PC GAMES

The move to 64-bit Windows has make the PC the top choice for gaming today. Here at Hardcore Games we used Windows XP x64 right from release day onwards. In 2013, Call of Duty: Ghosts finally required 64-bit Windows. Then Battlefield 4 was the next AAA game to require 64-bit Windows followed by Wolfenstein: The New Order then Watch Dogs. Windows Vista and above …

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64-BIT WINDOWS: VRAM

Video cards have long had more than 512MB VRAM so again x64 is needed to be fully exploit the card. VRAM is shadowed in main memory. The DMA controller copies the assembled frame while the CPU works on the next one. With the GTX Titan X 12GB, at least 32GB of memory is needed to …

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64-BIT WINDOWS: CRAM IT WITH RAM

32-bit Windows games are limited to 2048MB of main memory and 512MB video memory. 64-bit Windows is backwards compatible with existing games while providing many more resources for the new generation of games. Most gaming rigs have 4 memory slots, we strongly suggest using 4 identical sticks for best results. Some Intel motherboards may have …

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