Originally Posted by Bearclaw
Windows 8 should be 64 bit only
Yea that is debatable. Atom might have been the first reason to not make the jump yet, but ARM would be the second. Hopefully MS will announce Windows 9 as 64 bit only and maybe everyone will be on 64 bit by then.
With smartphones now at 1GB it might only be a few years and they will also be hitting the memory barrier of 32 bit operating systems.