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I use Ultimate with one gig of RAM, it's fine. Could be better with two, of course, but so could XP.
Going from 1.0GB to 1.5Gb didn't do much in gamming for XP because the only thing that changed was BF2 having less studder than 1GB.

However you guys are going from 1GB to 2GB. It's a big step for Vista in general and Huge for gamming. Than small step for XP and depending on the games, big step for gamming
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I used Vista for a good month, didn't like it so I went back to Server 2003. It sucks unless you have

A. A DX10 card
and
B. A DX10 game
This is a good example. He didn't like vista because he didn't have a DX10 card and game. Now if your running Vista without a DX10 card or a DX10 game, this is where you can reply because you are ALMOST in the same shoes has him.

However if your running Vista with DX10 card and play DX10 games than your just going to look at he's post and walk away. THIS is where you don't reply because THIS HOLE Part starts a flame war
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This is a good example. He didn't like vista because he didn't have a DX10 card and game. Now if your running Vista without a DX10 card or a DX10 game, this is where you can reply because you are ALMOST in the same shoes has him.

However if your running Vista with DX10 card and play DX10 games than your just going to look at he's post and walk away. THIS is where you don't reply because THIS HOLE Part starts a flame war
Vista is basically just eye candy then.. Most companies are good with XP / Linux etc... and until there are apps that are made for Vista only then you should enjoy XP.

Like I said Vista is a great choice for anyone that is making a new computer otherwise, why fix what isn't broken in terms of having XP on your old machine?

Now say you are building a new rig with a DX10 card or even a new rig in general with a nice processor there is almost no point in not getting Vista.. Unless it is a budget or HTPC or such.
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Anyways to RickJS OCing in Vista especiallly with like Atitool is harder because UAC doesn't allow ATitool to start on startup with going through annoying annoy / deny
Typing in an admin password adds 4 seconds to the startup time. Not a major deterrent for most overclockers.

If you are unreasonably impatient, then yes, Vista and UAC may not be for you. -_-
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I use vista, I like vista, I would not go back to XP. I talk to my computer and it types for me and opens the apps I want it to. There is a great built in screenshot utility, everything is prettier, the search feature is indispensable once you get used to it, wmp downloads its own codecs. I installed vista and did not have to install a single driver cause vista did it for me. UAC is security and it is there to help, cops are annoying but without them we would all be in more danger than we already are. Vista FTW, everyone complains about it cause they can not because they have any serious issues with it. It is not cool to be a cynic, I know it makes you feel cool to trash things but new tech is never perfect but all in all vista IMHO is a great addition to the windows family.
    
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no I am just saying that vista shouldn't be purchased yet since all the problems it has got with games (Dx10), compatiblity issues, resource hogging and security issues.
Heres one great example for this arguement. Need for Speed : Carbon. It does not work well with xp... constant crashes even with the newest patch. There is a NFS:CARBON patch for vista as well but its a vista only patch. I beat the game just recently took me 2 1/2 days and in those 2 1/2 days I experienced 0 crashes. Not one zilch nada. So its not always true that all games are better under xp. I can stand losing 5-10 fps if the game will actually run .. and I dont have to start over because the game didn't get to save before it crashed.
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Typing in an admin password adds 4 seconds to the startup time. Not a major deterrent for most overclockers.

If you are unreasonably impatient, then yes, Vista and UAC may not be for you. -_-
I turned off UAC completely..
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I used Vista for a good month, didn't like it so I went back to Server 2003. It sucks unless you have

A. A DX10 card
and
B. A DX10 game

Completely untrue, works absolutely amazing with my X1950XTX, and my friends X1650 Pro
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the only reason i went back to xp home is that vista suckes all your ram. your laptop battery drains. .quicker and some of my favorite games dont work with it...oh ye and alienware dont work wit it

that's why.. the ether fix the problem or no vista for me ..

my laptop dont have a dx 10 card there is no point end
    
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the only reason i went back to xp home is that vista suckes all your ram. your laptop battery drains. .quicker and some of my favorite games dont work with it...oh ye and alienware dont work wit it

that's why.. the ether fix the problem or no vista for me ..
Your laptop battery goes to hell faster cause of Aero probably and the fact that Vista is active. You have you configure Vista to tell it it is inside a laptop.

Alienware dont work wit it? What the hell?

Alienware is an OEM owned by Dell... Whatever, not even worth arguing.

Most Vista issues are fixed at this time.

EDIT:

Spelling & Grammar is awesome..
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