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post #31 of 80
microsoft doesn need to plan to ruin xp with sp3 its microsoft theres a good chance they can screw it without trying
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post #32 of 80
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Well as far as I know microsoft is going to release another windows in 3 years, so by the time people actually move to vista, there will be a different windows.

I have no proof, don't even know if it true, i've just heard it from like 5 different people and it kind of pisses me off if its true.

Microsoft needs to hurry up and make a strict-gamer OS. I'd pay good money for one.
Well they said Vista was going to be released in 3 years back in 2001.. so don't expect this new OS to be released before 2012 IMO.
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post #33 of 80
I doubt Microsoft are going to want everyone to stay with XP considering the amount of money that was put in to Vista development.

Didn't Microsoft say it was impossible to put DirectX 10 on XP, which rules it out?
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post #34 of 80
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Originally Posted by b.walker36 View Post
That would be cool if they made an os that didnt really have anything. Just an advanced os for gamers. Just loaded the basic crap we need to run a game and that was it. I would def buy that.
XSOS, look it up, it's not going to be fully developed by MS but it's supposed to be windows NT with a unix kernel, and DX10. i'll see what i can dig up on it.

Edit: actually, now that i said that i can't find anything about it... it's like they deleted every page where it was discussed.

Edit2: WAIT here it is http://www.mediafire.com/?fh42dyxtyx2 but I'm all out of writable cd's can somebody try this out and tell me???
post #35 of 80
Another windows in three year, lets see how long after XP came out did they say Longhorn was going to be out? Hmmm.

Vini Vidi Vista.
I came, I saw, I use a D3D10 OS
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post #36 of 80
Well I guess that's good.....
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Vini Vidi Vista.
I came, I saw, I use a D3D10 OS
That will be me soon enough.....when a DX10 title worth a darn arrives...I do want x64 support though!
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post #37 of 80
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Originally Posted by M4J37!C View Post
Another reason to stay with XP for a little longer
To get an update thats still not as good as no-service-pack-at-all vista? Riiiiight.
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To get an update thats still not as good as no-service-pack-at-all vista? Riiiiight.
I completely disagree with you. Sorry. I cannot stand vista for gaming. For just a normal OS its very nice, but when gaming is involved I hate it.

IMHO:
Desktop Computer: Vista > XP
Gaming Computer: XP > Vista
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post #39 of 80
im not saying one is better then the other but i couldnt tell a difference at all from going to vista from xp in gaming.
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post #40 of 80
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I completely disagree with you. Sorry. I cannot stand vista for gaming. For just a normal OS its very nice, but when gaming is involved I hate it.

IMHO:
Desktop Computer: Vista > XP
Gaming Computer: XP > Vista


Tbh, the people that complain about games not running with vista are the people that are either doing something wrong, or dont have the correct computer to support it.
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