amd to stop 32 bit drivers

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  1. fightingfi

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    You'll be hard pressed to find someone with a 32-bit Windows 10 or 7 install these days, but half a percent of our users still downloads 32-bit drivers. Much like NVIDIA did, it's the end of an era though and currently, there's gossip that AMD will announce stopping 32-bit driver support by end of the month.

    After that time frame, you'll probably see some 32-bit releases anyway, for critical updates much like NVIDIA is doing with some hotfix drivers. This story, however, is based on chatter, an anonymous source of Videocardz declares that that at the end of the monthly support is stopped. Since it is within the line of expectation, the news probably is credible. We'll drop AMD a mail to see what their take on this is.
     
  2. majic12

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    Either way, 64bit drivers work with 32 bit applications/games right?
     
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    But but but my xp box...
     
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    If they did universally there would only be 64 bit options. But that's not always the case.
     
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  6. majic12

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    But 32bit games work just fine on 64bit windows with 64bit drivers obviously.The 32bit drivers are a part of the 64bit package if i understand right.
     
  7. pendragon1

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    yeah and?! didn't nv stop 32bit in march?
     
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