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Are server editions usually more expensive?
    
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Originally Posted by David_1337 View Post
Are server editions usually more expensive?
Yes.
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ive had a few problems getting games to work on it, or i would switch over.
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I tried bf2 on server 03 worked well, bit fiddly on getting it going but worked
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so once again the serve won^^
the most stable OS I had was the W2k Advanced Server dual booting W2k Professional Epic for the win back inte the 2002-2004 I upgraded to XP efter the service pack 2 came out luckily me I didn't experience the horror of XP without SP2^^
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ah ok, i wonder which one i should use...lol
I am using Datacenter, might as well use the one with the least restrictions and limitations.

There are several tweak guides that have instructions on how to turn it into a workstation OS, and there is a way to continue using it even after the trial is over (even passed the 240 days). I have all of these saved on my main computer, which is down right now, so I am unable to access them.

Anyway I make it as much like XP (visually) as I can. Why they hell would you load it up with aero, widgets and most of the crap that ruins vista?

Mine is just like XP x64-- with DX10!!
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I want server 2008 so much. too bad that it isn't on our MSDN yet
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This can use DX10? Could it also be tweaked to use DX9 as well like Vista?

Man need to research this. Thanks for the info.
    
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Funny thing is... Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1 are the EXACT SAME kernel. There is NO difference.

Thus there are a few points that I would like to make:
  • People are highly susceptible to hype. Vista was hyped as being bad... everyone hated it. Server 2008 is hyped as being awesome... everyone loves it.
  • "Perfection isn't reached when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Funny thing is... Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1 are the EXACT SAME kernel. There is NO difference.

Thus there are a few points that I would like to make:
  • People are highly susceptible to hype. Vista was hyped as being bad... everyone hated it. Server 2008 is hyped as being awesome... everyone loves it.
  • "Perfection isn't reached when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
QFT

I havent had a single problem with Vista x64 and I run all sorts of apps and games from the 90's.

Gotta love how other OS's are faster..like he states here, "up to 17% faster..."

So what are you saying? Instead of my programs loading instantly like they do now, they load when I think it?? Or maybe COD4 will get 140fps instead of 125....

Interesting read, but pointless to try to feed the negative hype machine.
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