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The speed of the OS depends on the system. Mine runs it slightly slower.
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
I had a sound problem as well..link.
I have no loss of FPS running games on Vista.
Well, I just remembered my vid card was OCed in XP and I have yet to OC it in Vista.

No point though, I'm getting a new one in a month or so.
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post #13 of 21
question? Are you guys running vista with your dx9 cards, does it work allright or are there problems running it with a dx9 card as compared to the dx10 card (besides not playing games that are dx10).
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I use my dx9 7950GT and it is totally fine man.
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Its designed to "feel" fast.

If you benchmarked it would say otherwise

Well you cannot "feel" benchmarks, so if it feels faster than that's good enough for me.
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Vista is better adapted for utilizing a multiple-thread environment. Remember, XP was written before the mainstream advent of dual-cores.

Though, in gaming XP always will come out ahead, the Vista UI (Aero) is rendered 3D and taxes the video card.
I wish people would stop saying that about Vista....whenever you open a game, Aero minimizes and goes into the background; in other words, it shuts off. You can see this whenever you enter a game and the windows/start bar lose all transparencies and stuff, and revert to the basic theme. It happens very quickly, but it definately happens. So, no it doesn't tax the video card.

I noticed that vista felt a little faster when I used it...I had to uninstall it last time because it was going nuts for some reason
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post #17 of 21
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question? Are you guys running vista with your dx9 cards, does it work allright or are there problems running it with a dx9 card as compared to the dx10 card (besides not playing games that are dx10).
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No loss of FPS here..I love vista.
    
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I've posted this before, I have benched with both XP and Vista..No loss of FPS.

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Superfetching.
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