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I went back to XP just because I still love my old games and can't get a lot of them to run on Vista. I did notice, however, that XP is noticeably slower and hangs much more than Vista. It's definitely not as smooth.
Vista is slower than XP unless you have a lots of ram.
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i've got both xp and vista dual boot right now, and to be honest, i barely use xp anymore... first only used vista for dx10, then just kinda stayed there.

I am thinking about going to 64bit and get 2 more gigs of ram but can't make up my mind. Am just afraid things won't work, hear a lot of that kinda stuff. like core temp and antitool acting weird on 64bit.
    
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This Is What Mine Is Using Idle .....:d:d
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Originally Posted by NotoTIP View Post
I went back to XP just because I still love my old games and can't get a lot of them to run on Vista. I did notice, however, that XP is noticeably slower and hangs much more than Vista. It's definitely not as smooth.
just how old are you talking here because i play c&c 95 on vista ultimate no problem.
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This Is What Mine Is Using Idle .....:d:d
Lol. Mine uses 33% while idle, and yours is 34% of 5GB.

Wait... what's using that extra 1GB of RAM on your system?


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its strange ...obviously vista will munch whatever u give it i suppose cos i have 5gb ram it will pre load more than if i was running 2gb
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post #27 of 125
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You mean 2001 , man XP is getting so old.


You know that Vista uses up so much RAM because it preloads programs into your RAM?

Exactly. It's not Vista and it's processes taking up the ram, it's programs. Preloading them onto your ram makes them start up very fast. I love Vista and will never go back.
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post #28 of 125
XP is better IMO.
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Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
Sounds like a PEBKAC issue.
LOL.
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Or you could look at it another way and say what reasons do I have to upgrade to vista? For me personally none, DX10?? I can't really tell the difference between DX9 vs Dx10, Vista is slower and the interface is a waste of time as I can mod XP to look like vista if I really wanted to (not that I do). I gave vista 2 months, 1month on release and once month back in October and both times I was glad to get back to XP.

Sentry I agree with you, its nice to have the performance back on XP!
I tried the XP-to-Vista mod, and it was alright - until it started crashing my system like crazy. I tried to remove it and there were TONS of things that never got uninstalled. A very bad experience that I would not recommend over just using Vista to anyone!
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quick lynch him !!!!!!!!!!! lol
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