gives the maximum integer that is represented internally as a single atomic data element on your computer system.
Details and Options
- To use $MaxMachineInteger, you first need to load the Developer Utilities Package using Needs["Developer`"].
- $MaxMachineInteger is typically on a computer system that is referred to as an n‐bit system.
- Arithmetic operations involving integers smaller than $MaxMachineInteger are typically faster than those involving larger integers.