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XP > Vista for gaming tbh . Crisis may be a different story tho if your into that
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Originally Posted by raveneon View Post
Just installed XPpro today so I'll let you know after a bit. My system was built by dell with vista. I just got sick and tired of the BSOD. Everytime I folded for more than an hour it would freeze up. My X-fi has never worked right even with the supposedly updated drivers. Itunes would freeze inbewteen song changes for about 1 minute each time. The list goes on and on.
I really don't think thats Vista's fault there. The reason you have problems is more than likely the fact that you have a pre built Dell.

With Vista I didn't have one problem finding drivers for my setup, including my X-Fi xtreme Gamer Fatality . In fact I found it quite a bit easier to find drivers for my Vista system than with my XP system.
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post #13 of 28
yaaaaaaaaay another useless thread ending with "everyone has their own opinions"


Personally, I like Vista, gives me more FPS in games, and looks like secks when doing it!
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post #14 of 28
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yaaaaaaaaay another useless thread ending with "everyone has their own opinions"
This thread has remained quite a bit more civil... at least so far. Let's keep the ball rolling just like this!
    
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post #15 of 28
I give it about 10 minutes til a Linux, Mac, or Windows fan boy comes by to spam us with stupidity.

Personally I love Vista x64, it has been very nice to me.

Double post. Hmm strange.
    
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post #16 of 28
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Originally Posted by raveneon View Post
Just installed XPpro today so I'll let you know after a bit. My system was built by dell with vista. I just got sick and tired of the BSOD. Everytime I folded for more than an hour it would freeze up. My X-fi has never worked right even with the supposedly updated drivers. Itunes would freeze inbewteen song changes for about 1 minute each time. The list goes on and on.
I agree with the others re Dell. I us XP, so I have no reason to bash VIsta. Dell is pretty famous for loading a fair amount of bloatware on their machines....
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post #17 of 28
i'm fairly new to vista as well i'm running it on this rig while my other one has xp. i use xp extensively i support end user and whatnot so Xp is embedded in my system. Vista just is something else i've had some issues with my OC and vista bacame a PITA, now it's working fine. if i didn'r have xp on my other rig i would prob drop xp. yeah i've heard gaming suxs on vista i don't game much and the games that i do play aren't too much of a system resource hog. i'm planning another o/s install with my vista something with an cat like animal in the name but it's installed in a computer named after a fruit.
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post #18 of 28
Vista 64bit. Unless you're on a P4 with a gig of ram.
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post #19 of 28
Gaming with Vista.....
U will find that when games are installed, the shortcut will be automatically created in the games folder (under start menu). Run the games from there as it will disable DRM services (which also includes sidebar, aero, etc) and u will find ur games running SMOOTH
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post #20 of 28
i have 32bitxp and 32bit vista, currently vista installed. but if i had my xp discs here, i would DEFINATLY debate going back to XP. screw crysis, i miss being able to play FarCry.
    
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