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I just ordered a new SSD, and so I am planning to reinstall my Debian system. I have an Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9450). Does it make sense to install the 64bit version (I have just 4GB of RAM, plus 1GB on the graphics card if it makes any difference, but I am considering increasing this amount). Which architecture should I choose?

Also I am using the proprietary nvidia drivers, do they work at all and are they stable on the 64 bit systems?

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Go with the 64bit version. For you there's no reason to stick with 32bit especially if you plan to upgrade. –  Marco Jan 6 '13 at 20:19
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There's no reason to stay 32-bit with this machine: it's fully capable of 64-bit. The nVidia drivers work, too.

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