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Vista: What is the point?

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As the sap I am, I switched to windows vista as soon as possible, and of course, did I was x86??? Absolutley not, only the best and most unproven for me! Anyway, I have been living with this OS, jumping over hoops, suffering driver issues and working hard to just make this thing work okay. I posed a question to myself......WHY? What, Where am I bennifiting?? almost knowhere, I mean it is nice to have the sleek look, but is that worth all of this, so now I ask that question to you. GO.
post #2 of 12
DX10? That's all I can think of. With no DX10 games.. there's really no valid reason in my eyes to make the switch, yet.
post #3 of 12
think of it as being married for 20 years lets say,i think you just want to try something different ?
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DX10? That's all I can think of. With no DX10 games.. there's really no valid reason in my eyes to make the switch, yet.
Fully agree, I have it installed but haven't booted into Vista since Febuary. I don't even like the look, the only reason I have it is for DX10 games when they're finally released. I'm not getting a 8800 or a 2900, I think I'll wait for the 2nd Generation DX10 cards.
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Yeah I have thought about dual booting, but why would I ever boot vista?
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I switched to windows vista as soon as possible, and of course, did I was x86???
If you still have the 32bit version you can get the 64bit from M$ for $10.thats what i did and my system runs faster.Also directx 10 games will be out soon and start taking off next year.And you already have a 88GTS so thinks that is a good thing.I myself have had no problems with vista and i love it.
    
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maybe you're doin something wrong...you shouldn't be having too many driver problems...lol.

Also, Vista's benefits are mostly DX10 games...so until they're out you'll have no reason mostly to use Vista...
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I have 64 bit, I am just an idiot ans said was instead of use or something, anyway. I get like 40fps in css, yet 100 in oblivion, It absolutly makes games run slower, as far as performance, XP is much better
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XP pwns Vista for games. If XP had a patch for DX10, I wouldn't install Vista for a while.
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I got it too. The performance between XP and Vista feels like my P4 vs P3 in Windows XP. Vista keeps using the resources even when doing nothing at all. The noise is almost making me crazy. I don't have any drivers issue. Not even sure I'll play DX10 games -_-.
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