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I just got a new system. Now i need to get another os. Should i get xp pro, or 64 vista? I hear very very mixed reviews about vista. Many things are not working right with vista, vista eats your memory blah blah...
So my question is, should i get 64 vista? Is it worth it?
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IMO vista is very worth while besides a slew of new features it is really sexah looking. ONe of my favorites of the new features has to be the ability to never have to use my keyboard. The speech recognition engine is amazing, I rarely stroke a key anymore except of course for gaming. The memory eating can be controlled and the safety features though an annoyance are reassuring. I say take the jump and give vista a try.
    
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VISTA FTL, right now, the drivers for everything are very unstable, it is simply a RAM eater, and it is a waste of resources, if you FOLD...which you should... so i believe you should stick with XP pro, it is rock solid stable, and supports everything...and has DX10 coming too...
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VISTA FTL, right now, the drivers for everything are very unstable, it is simply a RAM eater, and it is a waste of resources, if you FOLD...which you should... so i believe you should stick with XP pro, it is rock solid stable, and supports everything...and has DX10 coming too...
Now that sounds like someone who has never run Vista 64, because a HUGE majority of people that have run that OS (myself included), will tell you the exact opposite.

You've got yourself a new system, so here's what ya do. Check online and see if there are current 64 bit drivers for all of your hardware. If there is, you're good to go. 64-Bit Vista is fine.

Does it use a lot of RAM? Sure, it's a beefy OS. But it also caches the RAM and makes more efficient use out of it.
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I think ill try the new vista 64-bit. it looks amazing, and it has some good points as well.
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