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Vista? XP 64?

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Which one do i go for? I'll be reinstalling Windows and i thought it would make sense to go Vista...

I was going to go for Home Premium, but i just wondered if Ultimate was even remotely worth it.

Whats wrong with nVidia's drivers in Vista?
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Also - would my X-Fi be a problem in Vista Home Premium x64? And should i bother with a new pendrive for readyboost if i had 2 GB of RAM?

Do i still need RAID drivers for Vista? I plan on RAID0'ing my 2x 7200.9's
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...anyone?
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Go 64 bit Vista Home Premium. Get 2GB of ram since its so cheap theres no point in getting a readyboost drive. I think your X-Fi will work, but Im not sure. And I dont know about RAID.
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yeah vista is okay dude, but without dual core then its a lil slow. and as for ram - its a killer, my comp uses the whole 2gb while playing 2142.

i am running 32 bit so you might have better luck.
and ultimate? well i like it- but i havnt seen to much difference.

ready boost dosent really seem to make a difference for me

if your going for performance , xp is way better

Edit, and yeah i think your sc will work. but i think you may have to pay for creative vista drivers
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My x-fi works in 64bit Vista. And depending on what RAID controller you have, you might need drivers. My integrated intel controller was auto recognized. You can load RAID drivers from a CD/Flashdrive in Vista. No more screwing with floppy drives.
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I'd be using a P5K and 2 GB of RAM if i went Vista, and from the fact that AKAeric's RAID controller was recognised methinks mine will be too.
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Here is the site for the drivers for your X-fi. http://us.creative.com/support/downl...pe=0&x=33&y=8I I had to download them last night when I upgrade to vista. You could order the installation cd for vistta. It's Free but you have to pay for shipping.
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