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i have WIN XP MCE 2005 and i was wondering is that a good OS for sli and if not what is the best.
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post #2 of 18
Yeah.. I think Media center is a good one... but if you want to sli your 8800... youll need vista to play with DX10
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vista does not sli very good. that i do know and there is rumor about a sp3 for XP that includes DX10
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post #4 of 18
other then dx version, why would which version of windows matter? You can always turn off areo in vista and still get the same or close stats you get with vanilla xp sp2.
    
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There is a project to port DX10 to xp, but i hesitate with that rumor of sp3... cause they are working on SP1 for vista...
IMO if they port DX10 to xp... it'll be a resource hog...
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post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
vista does not sli very good. that i do know and there is rumor about a sp3 for XP that includes DX10
I'm actually useing SLi under Vista x64, nowadays performance is pretty much the same as XP in newer games.
post #7 of 18
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i think there making the sp3 for windows because of the fack that xp is still alive and is not going to be gone for awile. i dont think too many people are going to go to vista. i know im not. it does NOT WORK FOR SLI!!!!!! i know lots of people that have it and i score better 3dmark06 scores than their sli setup
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post #8 of 18
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I'm actually useing SLi under Vista x64, nowadays performance is pretty much the same as XP in newer games.
yea with the newest drivers i acutally get more frames in vista 32bit with areo on then i do in windows xp pro sp2 32bit. go figure
    
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post #9 of 18
Plain and simple, they're doing something wrong. If you have 8800's in SLI vista is for you
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post #10 of 18
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i think there making the sp3 for windows because of the fack that xp is still alive and is not going to be gone for awile. i dont think too many people are going to go to vista. i know im not. it does NOT WORK FOR SLI!!!!!! i know lots of people that have it and i score better 3dmark06 scores than their sli setup
I dont think i remember MS ever releasing a service pack for a product that had already been succeeded except for maybe windows server 2000. They wont need to release another sp for xp unless a catatrophic leak in coding or vulnerability is unearthed. If MS released dx10 for xp i think they would lose money as people would stop buying vista since they can do what they want with there current os. If they charge for the download of sp3 thats a different story
    
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