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Originally Posted by TheBlindDeafMute View Post

0 reason to upgrade from Windows 7. Pretty much perfect. Businesses and old people use xp. I'm sure I'll catch heat for those comments, lol


I think a lot of businesses are making the switch from XP to 7. Although I think 8 depending on what business could be cool with the touchscreen and all..
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post #32 of 60
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Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

In other words. If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it. thumb.gif

Yes but when an XP machine running a dedicated mission critical application does break, its one hell of a massive problem...
post #33 of 60
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Originally Posted by W4nderer View Post

Because that wouldn't have anything to do with Steam for Linux having just recently been released rolleyes.gif

A whole lot of digital eye rolling going on in here.
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post #34 of 60
I absolutely love W8, I love metro and can't go back to W7 ever. I pitty the people downloading start menu mods, embrace W8 and key binds, and everything will change for the better.
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

It's embarrassing it took 8 that long to beat out a 12 year old OS. tongue.gif
What? It took the 4 months of existence for Windows 8 to take over a larger portion of Windows XP steam users. Which is pretty darn impressive since Windows XP is 11 years old, that's quite a long time to obtain a copy. In the meantime they completely skipped Windows 7 as well (Windows 7 numbers are down). So im not really sure how you could make a bad thing out of it.
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Edited by Rotsae - 4/1/14 at 11:51pm
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post

LOL. I love how he didn't think that an almost 3% of users being in Linux which just opened up in the last few months was anything to write about. Yeah...there's no gamers on Linux they said. rolleyes.gif

Proud to be using Linux as a daily system!

I've finished moving my emulators there, too. For some reason Dolphin runs faster under Fedora than under 7.
   
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post #38 of 60
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

True, but there are a lot of companies out there that are working, know it, and don't have a need (or even desire) to upgrade dozens or hundreds of machines for little added benefit to them in the business market.

Except that's entirely irrelevant to the data at hand here.
post #39 of 60
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Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post

Believe it or not there are allot of Mac only Steam users, who play TF2 or some other free to play or cheap game on it. And Macs are Intel only.

Believe it or not, but that still only accounts for 3% roughly. Majority of the users are Windows users that are using Intel. wink.gif
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Steam should give away BOINC and Bitcoin miners - all those GPU's...
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