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i dont see a need for the upgrade yet if it aint broke dont fix it. and if your not going to crossfire them then there defiantly not work going vist i going to 8w untl ALOT MORE BUGS ARE FIXED
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AND IF YOU OPEN mscofig and get rid of halft the crap that vista comes with you should be fine.

to open msconfig u have to use cmd. to get cmd to show up. search command prompt and open it u can disable almost all the shet not need and kill like 20 process. i did this with a compaq c700
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Well i set everything to max and resolution to 1600x1200, and XP ran between 50-65fps, very rarely dropping to 45. I performed the same test with Vista i my max fps was 55 and it dropped regularly to 35fps. I havent disabled the crap vista starts up so ill do that now and try again. I tried the 8.3 drivers and the hotfix drivers. In actual fact the hotfix drivers made my performance worse........

well ill be back in a few to update but as it stands till i get crossfire XP seems to be the better choice (for my rig anyway).

When you guys say to run xfire you need vista, does that only apply to the 3870X2 or the standard 3870 as well?
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