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For those of you with AM2 setups, do you think it would be worth going to Windows 7 x64 instead of Vista x64 on an Athlon X2 5000+ w/4gb of ram? I just reinstalled Vista x64 on his computer (because he downloads tons of crap and screwed up his OS) and it would probably be worth it to just install win-7 now, right?
Nate, I think it's a great idea if you have 4GB of memory. What is the price going to be like for Win7 x64 when it goes live?

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For those of you with AM2 setups, do you think it would be worth going to Windows 7 x64 instead of Vista x64 on an Athlon X2 5000+ w/4gb of ram? I just reinstalled Vista x64 on his computer (because he downloads tons of crap and screwed up his OS) and it would probably be worth it to just install win-7 now, right?
Mine is an AM2+, but when I had my x2 4000+ Windsor @ 3.0ghz I felt that Windows 7 x64 ran much nicer, and did not have as many bugs as Vista.

I had ATi driver issues though. But I think that's been pretty much worked out now.

Any day of the week 7 > Vista.
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Alright, what's the best way to download the Win-7 RC? I don't have a Live account.

And thinker, I'm not sure what its going to cost. More than Vista from what I've heard though. I'll just stick with the RC for now.
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Alright, what's the best way to download the Win-7 RC? I don't have a Live account.
Nate, I would probably download is directly from Microsoft. A Windows live account is free. Should only take you a few minutes to get it going: https://accountservices.passport.net...vv=650&lc=1033.

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Alright, what's the best way to download the Win-7 RC? I don't have a Live account.

And thinker, I'm not sure what its going to cost. More than Vista from what I've heard though. I'll just stick with the RC for now.
7 is supposed to cost as much as Vista did at launch.

Also, for downloading, I would just make a live account. I have had my hotmail since the dawn of it, and Microshaft has always made that email worth its creation. Beteween Club Live, Cash Back, 7 & Vista RC's. Free XP super pack. And many other things, I've never looked back from making it so many years ago.
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Ah, I still remember the thrill of getting my first pair of G.Skill HZ's on my X2 3800+/DFI NF4 rig
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Still getting my kicks here.

Did another suicide run to test the effectiveness of my new WC'ing setup and I think it's working.



Now it's time to complete the second stage of this WC'ing project.
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Still getting my kicks here.

Did another suicide run to test the effectiveness of my new WC'ing setup and I think it's working.



Now it's time to complete the second stage of this WC'ing project.
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Further testing and tweaking of the new setup with the Opty 180 doing a 32M PI Super PI run to see if it can clock with any stability.
Still working on the second stage of this but right now, I'm OK with it.

Eventually I'll do some stability testing and right now figuring things out at these speeds.
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Well as I promised you guys I finally got a few pics of my Torture Tech Station (uncompleted).

I decided I needed a break and started on a fun project (as I have just been doing repairs on my house and systems for the last few years).

And since it took so long to get the pics up for you guys I added a little spice for ya.






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