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post #11 of 25
Either 32-bit or 64-bit XP are you going to be your fastest performing platforms for programs, if your doing encoding, then Vista is the way to go.
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post #12 of 25
It really does depend on your hardware at this point. Please fill in your system specs in the UserCP at the top of this page. If your PC is up to it then I would reccomend Vista 64Bit for now. However this is all ana ssumption until I know your actual system specs.
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post #14 of 25
I would honestly recommend anything but vista! For a while it will look nice but some things wont work to well with it.
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I would honestly recommend anything but vista! For a while it will look nice but some things wont work to well with it.
Im sorry but have you used Vista recently. People always say '' Oh noes dont use Vista it doesnt work with anything'' No offence but where have some of you people been. Im sure some of you XP fanboys who comment on vista have never actually used it LMAO.
post #16 of 25
If your hardware is mainstream with excellent reputation, then Vista probably has drivers. Unlike my Uli RAID and my Linksys RT31P2 router...
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post #17 of 25
On an Intel CPU, Windows XP x86 will be the fastest.
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post #18 of 25
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false, according to something i read... somewhere, xp covers 90% of devices, vista covers 96%

Vista X64 is my new niche
whatever you read was wrong. there is way less driver support for vista than xp.
    
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post #19 of 25
I've never used Vista...but more running processes make it hard for me to believe its 'faster'. I run x64 on most all of my rigs, i like the extra performance it gives..although small, its noticeable. 64bit OS's like to use RAM..lots!

*I'd say the fastest OS..got to be Win95! 11 processes...WOOHOOO
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On an Intel CPU, Windows XP x86 will be the fastest.
Erm...No mate. Both AMD and Intel CPU's aslong as they have the 64bit extension then they will do just fine. If anything AMD's 64bit extension is less buggy than Intels EMT64 extention last I heard.

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whatever you read was wrong. there is way less driver support for vista than xp.
Indeed

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I've never used Vista...but more running processes make it hard for me to believe its 'faster'. I run x64 on most all of my rigs, i like the extra performance it gives..although small, its noticeable. 64bit OS's like to use RAM..lots!

*I'd say the fastest OS..got to be Win95! 11 processes...WOOHOOO
Vista has a completely redesigned memory manager and kernel...that makes a hell of alot of difference regardless of running processes
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