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Poll: How much do you like Vista?

Poll Results: Whats your reason?

 
  • 26% (24)
    Love it, period
  • 4% (4)
    Love it, because it is new and shiny
  • 4% (4)
    Love it, because its easy to use
  • 16% (15)
    Love it, because of its potential
  • 2% (2)
    Love it, because its so much better/faster than XP
  • 6% (6)
    Its OK, because of drivers
  • 0% (0)
    Its OK, because I ran into installation problems
  • 0% (0)
    Its OK, because I cant run Aero
  • 8% (8)
    Its OK, because some of my games/programs don’t work
  • 5% (5)
    Hate it, because its M$
  • 11% (10)
    Hate it, because of driver issues
  • 6% (6)
    Hate it, because of FPS loss
  • 6% (6)
    Hate it, because of ram usage
90 Total Votes  
post #1 of 48
Thread Starter 
Personally i love Vista, but some people dont.

So whats your reason for liking/hating vista?

I put as many options in the poll as i could think of.
    
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post #2 of 48
Good
Nice GUI
DX 10
Much better search function the xp


Bad
Slow like hell, takes 2-3 min to boot up with my sig rig.
Bad driver support.
You loose 15+ fps in games.
BSODs
The bad things are endless (right now)

EDIT: Add to the poll that the vista i SLOW. Everyting you whant to do take few minuts more the the in xp.
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post #3 of 48
Thread Starter 
K, poll is up
    
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post #4 of 48
Hate it, because of FPS loss but I'm pretty sure I will love Vista when those bugs are fix
post #5 of 48
FPS loss, i dont have that many fps to begin with anyways....
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post #6 of 48
It's got great potential. It's good now, and will only get better.

The shinyness helps, though.
post #7 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
Good
Nice GUI
DX 10
Much better search function the xp


Bad
Slow like hell, takes 2-3 min to boot up with my sig rig.
Bad driver support.
You loose 15+ fps in games.
BSODs
The bad things are endless (right now)

EDIT: Add to the poll that the vista i SLOW. Everyting you whant to do take few minuts more the the in xp.
It only takes me at a maximum 26 seconds to boot into windows, with my sig rig.

Back on topic: I love it period. All of my games work on it, I haven't had any issues with poor performance either.

As for the nancys complaining about a loss of FPS with vista -lol- the difference is miniscule. The average difference I get in my FPS with my games (oblivion, FEAR, Quake4, BF2, BF2142, CS:S, DOOM3 the list goes on) is maybe 10. Just a rough estimate off the top of my head atm. when the difference is only 10 and the lowest framrate you get is 60 who the $%#@ cares. No difference in performance for me.
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post #8 of 48
I like it I love it I want some more of it

FPS loss..Bah it's all in your head I've ran Fraps benches on both XP and Vista and I have no FPS loss
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post #9 of 48
I love Vista and like Grunion I don't see a drop in FPS......I think its smoother (but that could be in my head )
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post #10 of 48
Thread Starter 
keep the votes coming!
    
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