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

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  • Subject: [mg80919] Re: [mg80835] What is $MaxNumber on a 64 bit Computer?
  • From: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at mac.com>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 03:00:13 -0400 (EDT)

Ted,

On my

   Model Name:	MacBook Pro 17"
    Model Identifier:	MacBookPro2,1
    Processor Name:	Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed:	2.33 GHz
    Number Of Processors:	1
    Total Number Of Cores:	2
    L2 Cache (per processor):	4 MB
    Memory:	2 GB

$Version   6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (32-bit) (June 19, 2007)

$SystemWordLength 32

$MaxNumber 1.920224672692357*10^646456887

$MaxNumber/1.440397193981*^323228010   1.333121642222309*10^323228877

Hope this helps ... Cheers ... Syd Geraghty

On Sep 4, 2007, at 12:36 AM, 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.
>
> Thanks,
>
>        Ted Ersek
>
>
>



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