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why do people say that Vista holds back your performance??
Because they don't know what they are doing / talking about

Just a common PEBKAC error
post #12 of 14
I love vista x64, best windows there is right now.

xp x64 had driver problems and still might, but vista is certainly the way to go.
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post #13 of 14
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why do people say that Vista holds back your performance??
Vista "holds people back" because all the benchmarks, and all the games except for Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, are written in DX9.0c. DX10 can emulate DX9.0c, BUT it wastes a lot of resources which cause games to go slower. When you compare a real DX10 game to a DX9.0c running through an emulator, the DX10 gets much better performance.
post #14 of 14
XP 64 works perfectly fine for me, but Vista is most "up-to-date"

Go for Vista 64
    
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