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I've heard that vista SP1 will run slightly better if you install it after a reformat. Which is the reason that I have not tried SP1 yet. I haven't found time to reformat.

Maybe that will help those of you who are having decreased performance.
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post #52 of 71
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I've heard that vista SP1 will run slightly better if you install it after a reformat. Which is the reason that I have not tried SP1 yet. I haven't found time to reformat.

Maybe that will help those of you who are having decreased performance.
Ive herd that too but im not in the mood for a huge reformat.
post #53 of 71
I reformatted yesterday (set up RAID0), and immediately applied SP1, I didn't find any performance increases doing that ...
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Wow what is MS thinking by doing this? Is it destroying PC gaming? Do they even care how games perform in Vista?
All my games run great. A decrease of 300 points in 3DMark06 probably wouldn't indicate any change in that.
    
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Well, I'm on my laptop right now, my desktop just finished reformatting and is now installing all of the updates.
Once those are installed I'll install SP1.

Question though.
Is KB929777 included in SP1? Or will I have to download that separately once it finishes?
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Question though.
Is KB929777 included in SP1? Or will I have to download that separately once it finishes?
DL SP1... And if that update is still there next time you check for updates, then it's not included
post #57 of 71
Alright everyone, I just finished upgrading.
So far I've noticed that my Vista score went down to 5.8 on my RAM rather than 5.9.
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post #58 of 71
Just updated to this on my laptop.

Results: +17 3dmarks, and 1 fps in portal. Haven't tried anything else yet.
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post #59 of 71
has anyone ever considered that 3DMark06 came out before vista? it was built and optimized for XP.

Instead of blaming vista, why dont you blame futuremark for not releasing a patch for ultimate vista compatibility?

I just moved from xp pro to vista business x64 and i have no issues so far, no bsod, no freezes what so ever. System responsiveness is phenomenal. Vista is a supirior OS and you know it. People who hate vista either needs to get some RAM or are just afraid of change.
post #60 of 71
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Wow what is MS thinking by doing this? Is it destroying PC gaming? Do they even care how games perform in Vista?
.....
Gaming in xp vs vista to me and everyone i know was no different,
Vista beats XP hands down, its never given me the slightest problem
    
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