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Is there any significant differences between the final SP3 version and my Win XP SP 3 v.3244? I am contemplating if I should update it as well but would like some input on the benefit over v.3244.
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(2) OCZ Vertex 30gb SSD, Western Digital 1TB x2 External Sony 16x dvd burner Win 7 x64 Dell Widescreen UltraSharp 2405FPW 24in LCD 
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CORSAIR 750W Ultra-quiet 750TX +12V1@60A Cooler Master CM 690 II Advance 
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I'd just offer a matter of reason; would you have wanted to stick with a beta of SP2?

There may not be absolute and significant performance gains, but I'd suggest installing the final release simply as a matter of compatibility and stability as well as ease. Also, if the beta prevents you from getting any subsequent updates for XP (like how you can't get post SP2 updates without the full version of SP2) it would hurt you to stay with the beta.
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hmmm my sp3 just says sp3 next to it... no v#### =/
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