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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Way to have both a typo and an incomplete sentence in your post attacking another's intelligence. Also, in your fist sentence, you should have either made it 2 sentences, or used a conjunction.

Well done.
And just for the record... There should have been a semicolon in the 2nd sentence, or it should have been completely separated into 2 sentences.

Grammar ftw
post #52 of 87
Vistas a RAM hog and its like MS didnt want to take a already near perfect OS (xp64) and make it better, they instead wanted to start from the ground up in coding and make something that wont be any less problematic then any other freshly coded OS. Ill wait until its been revised, renamed , and resold about 6 times then this fish will bite. until then ... SO what if XP dosent look as glassy as vista.... IT runs all my games, dosent need some special patch for every program i need to load, and dosent try to tattle tale on me for having what it thinks isnt registered or pirated songs , programs, & music. I have nothing against moving forward w/ better technology but Vista is just MS way of implamenting better copy-rights to every program that has a work around. +1 for big bussines\\ 0 for consumer ... unless glassy windows makes it THAT much better.
    
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Plus you forgot that even though the Lambo looks nicer, it is less comfortable to ride in, and even though it _supposedly_ goes faster, you can not _legally_ go faster or physically for that matter since there are still Hyundais in front of you...

Make that an OS analogy...
Cough, you've never seen me drive my 99 elantra then
<<<<<<<<<<<<< If you see the OCN logo on a brake light, it will be me
I love speed and even though it may be a Hyundai, it is still very easy to do well over 100.
Did 105 the other night no problem right behind a trans am and grand am racing

Anyway, vista is fine, been running it since release, it has many more features than xp that I LOVE and no, not aero or UAC, I do not care for those useless accessories. XP may be faster in games but I like dx10 in a lot of games and realistically all my games run maxed on either os so what would the point be to go to xp?
    
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the fact is that xp works.

back in the day when xp come out i thought it was crap and 98 was good.
problem with 98 was the fact that you always had a DLL missing.
so i got use to xp now i love it.
    
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xp for gamers.vista for the rest.
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Vista needs a stable, mid-end rig to make its shine. 1gig and a single core AMD would work for that, I know I use to run vista perfectly with my 3700+ San Diego with OCZ Gold 1gig. You don't need 2gigs for vista, though its the sweet spot.

I do want to say this though--I wish these companies would stop selling such low-end hardware even to normal consumers. Software, though slowly is still evolving and demanding more hardware. Even photoshop needs more powerful hardware yet I still see horrible integrated graphics and still see P4s for sale. Or try to educate the public or something and let them know whats better for them. Just because vista demands more hardware doesn't mean its worse.

I don't mean to insult anyone by this if I somehow did, but I'm tired of hearing about how you hate vista because your P4 and 512 RAM can't run it or because aero is useless. Compiz-fuzion is also useless. =]
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LOL XP!

Man i dont know how u can enjoy XP over vista.



Its like comparing a BMW to a Lamborghini
Some people are quite happy to drive a BMW...

Lamborghinis are too expensive to insure and too hard on the gas tank to be a daily driver... kinda like Vista to some of us.

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Right, one looks better, but they both do the same thing: get you going where you need to go.

Thanks for proving my point
Exactly... I think some folks just miss the whole point of WHY we even use an O/S.

But then again, just like cars, some folks just gotta have a new one every 2 to 3 years... while others can hang onto theirs for 10 years or more and still be happy.
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You people complaining that XP is better because MS forces you to upgrade to higher hardware....This is overclock.net. We thrive on better hardware. That and, all the new games force you to upgrade too. LETS NOT BUY GAMES!
Well SOME of us might thrive on "better hardware"...

Others of us squeeze the most potential out of the stuff that we got... and we're STILL "Overclockers".

It's just a matter of perspective.


Honestly, I still find it quite humorous the "elitist attitude" that some folks on this board has in regards to what everyone should have. /heh
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LOL XP!

Man i dont know how u can enjoy XP over vista.



Its like comparing a BMW to a Lamborghini
i'd take the BMW over a lamborghini if you couldnt sell them or trade in for a better car.

People complained about XP when it came out and talked about how much better windows 2000 was. I was one of those people, lol. I finally switched over around sp1 and liked xp more at that point.

Currently I switched back to XP mainly because of the better bootup times and better compatibility with certain programs I run. Vista is a pretty good OS and it should only get better in time.
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Way to go XP!!,vista is very good too but xp is faster.
I think that most of the vista editions were made for kids and noobs at computing(no mean to offense anyone and this doesn´t go to the people in the forum),what i mean is with all the locks it has it takes a lot of performance,vista asks you "are you sure you want to close it?","are you sure you want to use vista?"..."are you sure you want me to shut up",because that´s what i want.
I got vista in my other drive but most of the time i prefer using XP because of that.
Vista is a safer OS but i´m not a kid,i´m not a noob at computers i´ve been using them since i was 8 with windows 95,then 98,etc.
That´s why i still prefer using XP,when vista SP2 i will definitely jump to vista but i don´t really need to now.
 
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