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Better FPS in vista??

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Hey guys, as some of you know i went to 64bit Vista.

So i had been dual booting with XP pro because i wasnt getting good FPS for BF2 in vista. Though i kinda gave up playing BF2 in vista since it was like gay in feb.. i installed all the new drivers and stuff (166.xx or something)

I get into a game with the same settings as i used in XP.. 1600x1200 maxed with 2x AA.. and its really smooth so i put in the console the code to display FPS and its 80-90.. @_@

In XP i usually got 80 max, and in 32bit vista i got around 50.. So im officially getting better FPS in x64 Vista Ultimate than in x86 XP pro..

Just thought i would let you all know so some of you can quit your little "Vista doesnt have good FPS" party

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hahah i never noticed a difference really it was all very smooth. My transisiton to vista was unoticable in games. And very noticble everywhere else and for the better.
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Well 64-bit is faster than 32-bit so.. yeah.

Vista 64-bit is not bad at all
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not sure if this matters but, i bought an alienware laptop that came preloaded with vista home basic. I play a lot of CSS and the x1400 card that is in it isnt all that great.

I can max out the setting in css with a rez of 1920 x 1200 and i get anywhere from 20-40 frames in vista...

With xp pro with all the same settings on the same hardware, i get more like 50-60 fps....

So maybe with slower hardware its easier to see a difference?? A card like an 8800GTX is way to much of a video card to see much af a difference... in DX9 titles...
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