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Amen brother.
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How anyone can agree with this is beyond me. If some many people are complaining, obviously something is wrong.
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excellent write up...and 100% correct in EVERY WAY.

Well done.
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What happen to Overclock.net. I joined and people said this forum is nice and Friendly. Only about 9 Months later I see a big ass war against XP and vista. Comone people get your heads together, Who gives a crap. We all know XP is just little faster than Vista but XP has no DX10 Support (Hope to change). You pick your operating System and if you don't like... O well. Don't start some war proving that Xp sucks or vista sucks.


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What's the rez on those new SED displays, Responce time etc?
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How anyone can agree with this is beyond me. If some many people are complaining, obviously something is wrong.
Are YOU running vista, probably not, it's a great operating system
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Are YOU running vista, probably not, it's a great operating system
This is wrong and right. If RickJS hates Vista. Let him flame, Why, because it's not going to do anything to you. If you want him to look like a idiot than let him.

(RickJS. It's just a example)
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This is said as if your opinion is the sole dictator of right and wrong. I advise you to be more reserved in your tone of speech. You seem irrationally angry. You don't work for Microsoft, do you? And by the way, just because I have 9 reps doesn't mean my opinion doesn't matter, or matters any less than yours. I just want to get that out of the way before I put in my 2 cents.

I have used Vista 32-bit home, enterprise as well as ultimate 64-bit (on different computers). On 1GB of RAM, Vista's performance is sub-par.
Seriously people, not everyone is an overclocker with a C2D/X2 and 2GB of ram and a 256MB video card. THERE ARE STILL TONS OF 'NEW' COMPUTERS WITH 512MB OF RAM COMING WITH VISTA INSTALLED!!! Therefore, it IS a valid, if not very applicable 'excuse' for Vista's shameless resource hogging.

I do not think I am a messiah of any sort. I certainly do not claim to be God. But I will tell you this: At home, I use WinXP, Slackware, Gentoo, Debian, and OS X. And I think Slackware is the best OS out there from a performance standpoint; and OS X is a better version of Vista. OS X is underrated; I don't like macs themselves but the OS makes them almost worth it. OS X has all the useless eye candy that Vista has PLUS more; and its far safer. The UI is similar, although OS X iis based on a BSD Unix kernel variant. Slackware, based on the old but stable 2.4 Linux kernel, is fast and does EVERYTHING that windows does with modification; ALL MY WINDOWS HARDWARE AND GAMES can be played under this platform. As for Macs, Boot Camp makes it universal, giving you a stable XP which you can secure with the right programs and OS X which is stable by nature.

That being said, I hope you read this and not look at my rep or whatever you base your rash judgments of people on.
I was just saying that about him because he made 5 posts or so that said higns like "Vista sucks it hogs resources" or DON'T BUY IT CAUSE NEXT VISTA IS COMING OUT or... XP owns Vista.. With no proof of any sort only adding fuel to a slight fire.

Anyway you have to play with any OS to get it right and if you have 512 MB of RAM you best get Home Basic or let alone just stick with XP. Sorry if you don't have 2GB of ram but at 30$ for a stick of KVR DDR2 667 there is almost no excuse.

I used Vista on some dell with 512MB ram and it was fine, worked awesome but obviously a little slower.

Turn off superfetch and search and enjoy your ram...

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Seems like you really avoided answering my comments, and my comment where it was two of the same thing was on purpose.
I didn't exactly get them all then..

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How anyone can agree with this is beyond me. If some many people are complaining, obviously something is wrong.
Because we have Vista, it runs smooth does everything XP can and isn't the suxorz as so many claim. Many of those are the same ones that when XP came out said XP sucks and next XP is coming and no one will use it. Now XP has 400 million copies sold worldwide and is an awesome OS.

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This is wrong and right. If RickJS hates Vista. Let him flame, Why, because it's not going to do anything to you. If you want him to look like a idiot than let him.

(RickJS. It's just a example)
I just am angry that people want to attack a great piece of software and most have not even tried it since BETA 1
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I like vista, Although it has it's m$ problems. I utterly hate M$, for O so many reasons. The only Reason I still use MS Windows, Is for it's gaming capabilites, DirectX. Other than that, Im on Linux, Whether it be Fedora, Ubuntu, or SlackW.
    
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@ aakar..I'm not one to Flame someone, but I must say you are a complete moron.
It's obvious you don't have Vista, you probably don't even have a computer, I bet you're at the Public Library.
I have benchmarks of Games I benched on both Vista and XP, believe me the difference is not even noticeable.
Matter of fact, some games actually perform better on Vista.
So before you make an even bigger fool of yourself, get a computer and Vista.
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Hmm...

yay Vista?

In all seriousness, I have thoroughly enjoyed this new os from the very start. Sure, Vista has it's bugginess and downfalls, but I for one can not wait to see just how great this os will be after the SP1 (or whatever other updates there may be).

When I use my parents' pc I find myself missing Vista. That single fact is plenty proof in my mind that it is worth the slight decrease in performance for benchmarking and gaming.
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