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I'm gonna load Vista Ultimate but if I have problems, I have 7 ultimate on standby. On a side note, I located my old cpu cooler, a Thermaltake Silent Boost.....Cool! thumb.gif
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If only it was as simple as buying a new copy of Windows XP or Windows 7.
There are ways around that. wink.gif

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On a side note, I located my old cpu cooler, a Thermaltake Silent Boost.....Cool! thumb.gif
You can do better than that. That cooler is neither silent or a boost.
A stock Opteron heatpipe cooler is better.
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You can do better than that. That cooler is neither silent or a boost.
A stock Opteron heatpipe cooler is better.[/quote]

Mr. Scott, I have one of those laying around too smile.gif Pretty excited to bring this old system back from the dust!
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My 939 system lasted through XP SP1, SP2, and SP3, then Vista x64 on release day (no bugs for me), then 7 x64 on release (also no bugs). Then I switched to my sig rig in what 2011 or 2012 (release day for SB), and been on this one since then (except GPU).

Nothing wrong with Vista so long as you install all the updates. It's the same thing as 7 under the hood just about. Maybe a TAD slower, but its nowhere NEAR the "turd" everybody makes it out to be.
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My 939 system lasted through XP SP1, SP2, and SP3, then Vista x64 on release day (no bugs for me), then 7 x64 on release (also no bugs). Then I switched to my sig rig in what 2011 or 2012 (release day for SB), and been on this one since then (except GPU).

Nothing wrong with Vista so long as you install all the updates. It's the same thing as 7 under the hood just about. Maybe a TAD slower, but its nowhere NEAR the "turd" everybody makes it out to be.
I never had any problems with Vista when I ran it, and when 7 came out, most of my friends referred to it as Vista Lite....lol
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My 939 system lasted through XP SP1, SP2, and SP3, then Vista x64 on release day (no bugs for me), then 7 x64 on release (also no bugs). Then I switched to my sig rig in what 2011 or 2012 (release day for SB), and been on this one since then (except GPU).

Nothing wrong with Vista so long as you install all the updates. It's the same thing as 7 under the hood just about. Maybe a TAD slower, but its nowhere NEAR the "turd" everybody makes it out to be.
I never had any problems with Vista when I ran it, and when 7 came out, most of my friends referred to it as Vista Lite....lol

Exactly! I even ran an nVidia GPU and HP printer on release day (the two drivers most plagued with problems supposedly), and I never had a SINGLE issue with Vista. Loved it over XP. 7 was just an improved Vista really.
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Actually Vista SP1 replaced the dysfunctional kernel with server kernel and thats why it "Got Better". I can't believe how many people forget this.
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I never had a problem with Vista, even on day one. Just took some work to make it a little snappier. Not a huge deal, certainly nothing to gripe about. But then I also don't really have a problem with Windows 10, so maybe I'm just easy going.

I still prefer the look of XP or 7 though.
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Vista ran fine for me, but I always turned a bunch of crap off, modified settings, etc. Same with 7.

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Single Thread CPU vs. Crysis @ 4k and AA x16 with Very High Details + Shadow Play.
What can Possibly go wrong smile.gif

It's not best experience in the world - I know, BUT still... biggrin.gif
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