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post #11 of 20
yes
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Puckbandit35 View Post
I was thinking about dual booting vista and xp, but i got lazy and decided it was to much work to put my floppy drive back in the computer to install my raid drivers so i just went with vista. I love it, i could never go back to xp now, i have had zero issues
ditto, just make sure all ur hardware is supported.
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
Definitely dual boot. You have a 500GB drive - so you can give each OS its own 20-40 gig partition and not even feel it
Well I don't think I would do that because I'm running short on space already (too much movies and music).

Alright, I guess I just needed to hear from you guys . I'm going to install Vista Ultimate and battle with it like I used to do with xp when it first came out. I'll post back when I'm done. Thanks
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Originally Posted by Puckbandit35 View Post
I was thinking about dual booting vista and xp, but i got lazy and decided it was to much work to put my floppy drive back in the computer to install my raid drivers so i just went with vista. I love it, i could never go back to xp now, i have had zero issues
I second that Vista is amazing.
post #15 of 20
I'd say go with XP pro. I installed Vista last week and re-installed XP pro 2 days ago just because it slowed my system down so much.... performance, performance, performance... that's what's important to me.... unless you must have all the pretties that Vista has to offer... although i'm not sure that your video card can handle it in the first place...
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OK, I'm running vista and it's obviously running faster than with my P4 1.8Ghz, everything seems to be running fine although zonealarm doesn't support vista yet but I'll look for another firewall. The gimmy and the taskbar preview are cool but I guess they are useless. Now I just need to buy another monitor and a video card. These are the two monitor I'm looking at and at this video card. But the video card won't come till mid June because I'm sort on cash. Please let me know what you think of the monitors and video card. Please don't recommend any video card over $200 US. What's the difference between a monitor that has active Matrix, TFT LCD and one that only has TFT?
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Man you make me want vista more and more.
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post #18 of 20
Go Vista, I'm pretty sure it will get much better than XP someday. XP barely get any updates while Vista gets them almost everyday.
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I'd say go with XP pro. I installed Vista last week and re-installed XP pro 2 days ago just because it slowed my system down so much.... performance, performance, performance... that's what's important to me.... unless you must have all the pretties that Vista has to offer... although i'm not sure that your video card can handle it in the first place...
It did the same thing with me so i reinstalled Xp.Xp runs so much faster compared to vista.
 
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If you can afford it I would say definally go for it, it's looking nice so far and I don't think I'm switching back just because I have having to reinstall.
What about my other questions?
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