Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80901] Re: What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?*From*: Costa Bravo <laguna at aol.com>*Date*: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 02:50:56 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <fbj22k$n53$1@smc.vnet.net>

Ted Ersek wrote: > On my 32 bit PC $MaxNumber = 1.440397193981*^323228010 > I wanted to know if any version has a larger $MaxNumber, and I suppose > if any computer does it would be a 64 bit machine. On Win XP 32-bit (!!)(1.5 GB RAM) with Mathematica v5.0 it seems to be 1.9202246726923565854204690606`15.954589770191005*^646456887 ==> 2 147 483 295 b (~2^31) ==> 268 435 412 B (~2^28) -- Costa