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My god, I'm amazed how many still use XP???

And lot's of them has DX11 cards... (XP only goes Dx9)
   
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post #82 of 102
Yeah i see this the other day.

Totally agree with them, I'm surprised they didn't do this allot sooner good of them to keep it going this long.
post #83 of 102
woops...should probably tell my mom to get a new computer lol


Ahh nvm, she has a Win7 machine
Edited by Pr0xy - 4/12/13 at 4:21pm
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Aleluya,it's about time,let it die nice and slow.
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Haha. Our IT guy is running around the company checking every computer that has XP to prepare to upgrade them to Windows 7.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ASUSfreak View Post

My god, I'm amazed how many still use XP???

And lot's of them has DX11 cards... (XP only goes Dx9)
The amount of people using XP outnumbers who use windows 8 on the steam hardware survey.


Edit- nvm missed the 64 bit version, but they are neck and neck.
Edited by Blooddrunk - 4/12/13 at 6:36pm
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Good night sweet prince.
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i actually used windows xp until middle of 2012. it took a while to adjust to windows 7 but i did so after a month and i can say windows 7 is def way better than windows xp in everything.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ASUSfreak View Post

My god, I'm amazed how many still use XP???

And lot's of them has DX11 cards... (XP only goes Dx9)

it's a shame OpenGL became so irrelevant on the PC gaming world, you can run the DX11 features on windows xp using Open gl 4.x
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ASUSfreak View Post

My god, I'm amazed how many still use XP???

And lot's of them has DX11 cards... (XP only goes Dx9)

1.A hard-drive can be partitioned and used with 2 or 3 OS-s
2.There are plenty of old games that look good enough and run DX 9 + EAX under XP
3.There are even new games that look quite good even on DX9 under XP as they look under DX 11 under W7
4.DX 11 video card play DX 9 as well.

I have on one of my machines XP, ,W7 and OpenSUSE 12.2 smile.gif
Super operating systems.
So there is nothing that stops one that has a XP license to use it even now along newer OS-s.

By the way best PC games were released in DX 9 flavor ,Far Cry or BF 2 are 2 of them.
   
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