Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 9 May 2014. Page 3 of 4. 10 Comments

For different Linux graphics drivers there may be more benefits out of 64-bit Linux, but for this Intel HD Graphics testing on Mesa 10.1 with Linux 3.13 there wasn't much change for the gaming tests.

The x264 video encoding performance was 13% faster in using the 64-bit version.

The time needed to build the Linux kernel was about the same between the 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

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