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I was just looking around, and found they have a pre-order for Vista, it doesn't look cheap, but its not as bad as I thought.

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/produc...id=33&catid=20

Prices (Ex-VAT):

Windows Vista Home Basic 32 & 64-bit: £55
Windows Vista Home Premium 32 & 64-bit: £67
Windows Vista Business 32 & 64-bit: £85
Windows Vista Ultimate 32 & 64-bit: £115

Remember these are OEM copies, as the RETAIL editions are much more expensive, e.g. OEM Ultimate is £115, while RETAIL is £310. LOL

Edit: The Upgrade DVD are only RETAIL, making them more expensive than OEM editions.
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Erm...dare I say it...but,

Thats...not...that....bad?

Considering most of us will only need Home Premium AFAIK, £67 is not really that much.

Still, i'll continue to use my legal RC2 version till they say I can't.
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Erm...dare I say it...but,

Thats...not...that....bad?

Considering most of us will only need Home Premium AFAIK, £67 is not really that much.

Still, i'll continue to use my legal RC2 version till they say I can't.
Yeah thats what I mean, I was going to use XP for probably another year or so, but for £67, but I mite wait for a few major bugs to be ironed out. Maybe after SP1.
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What version will evryone be getting? I don't really know the major pros and cons of each edition. I read what they were on wikipedia, but then I heard a few people say that they already had a copy of Ultimate and it was definitely the way to go.
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What version will evryone be getting? I don't really know the major pros and cons of each edition. I read what they were on wikipedia, but then I heard a few people say that they already had a copy of Ultimate and it was definitely the way to go.
I'm wanting Ultimate, but that will mean some serious saving up before I do go that route.
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Ultimate, Is the way to go too many restrictions with the lesser editions.
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post #7 of 13
Home Premium is the best one to go for, its got Media Center all the stuff in the other 2 and more its just like a smaller verson of ulitmate
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Ultimate, Is the way to go too many restrictions with the lesser editions.
What restrictions?
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post #9 of 13
£67 is only about £15 more expensive than home now, XP pro is about £100 so ultimate is about £15 more expensive. Not that much of a difference. I won't bother until all the bugs have been ironed out.
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Service Packs! lol those prices are lower then i expected though.
when do the Beta's/release candidates run out?
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