Our Last Time Benchmarking Ubuntu 32-bit vs. 64-bit
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 30 September 2017. Page 4 of 4. 83 Comments

Even the GIMP image editing program does much better in 64-bit space.

And rounding out our final Ubuntu 32-bit vs. 64-bit benchmarks is showing the gains to be found with Redis and Apache.

Farewell to the Ubuntu i686 desktop ISO, you should have died a long time ago. But some Ubuntu flavors like Lubuntu are still expected to continue spinning their own ISOs and x86 32-bit packages will still live in the archive for 32-bit software compatibility, etc.

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