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Old 2010-04-15, 07:18   #4
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Thanks for the reply. What is the minimum ram needed to run P-1 factoring tests?
SOmething like 8mb but it is not quite as effective at finding factors that way.

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Also why would 64bit linux run better than 32bit linux considering the total amount of ram installed is not any where near 4GB?

I thought 32 bit vs 64 bit only had to do with the amount of memory addressable?
There are also some other 64 bit integer arithmetic operations that can be useful.
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