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Wich version of Windows 7(64bit)

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Is there an advantage over home,Professional,Ultimate when it comes to performance?
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Is there an advantage over home,Professional,Ultimate when it comes to performance?
None whatsoever, fortunately. Here are 3 comparison charts which helped me realize that Home Premium is all I need:
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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It's a computer!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Basic, but premium round X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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Nope. One could even argue that 7 home basic offers the best in performance because it doesn't come with the Aero theme, which takes up a little bit more system memory to run. All the windows 7-64 bit versions run the same kernel.
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Get Home if you don't need more than 16 GB RAM, AD Domain support, or Windows XP Mode. Get Professional if any of those might be an issue. Get Ultimate if you have more money than sense or are trying to compensate for certain anatomical shortcomings. I always get Pro.

Performance-wise there isn't really a difference except for the RAM cap. Home limits you to 16 GB RAM which might be an issue considering DDR3 prices these days.
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There are advantages to having the higher versions of the higher versions, diffent versions have different ram limits. I vaguely remember some insane guy with 24gb ram complaining that his windows home basic 64bit wasn't using full ram.

I think that anything profesional or higher has insane ram limits.

P.S. I got my Ultimate 64bit for like £45 anyway so meh.
Edited by RankWinner - 10/26/11 at 12:36pm
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Western Digital Caviar Black Samsung SH-S224F Corsair H60 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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Crucial M4 Kingston Hyper-X Samsung SpinPoint F3 Seagate Baraccuda 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Black Samsung SH-S224F Corsair H60 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Asus VH242H Dell 1908FP-BLK Sharp - Generic 1024x768 Razer Lycosa 
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Unknown Godlike PSU Coolermaster HAF-X Razer Lachesis Asus Xonar DG 
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