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How about all the Programming Gurus unite and create a Operation System for just PC gaming. Basically a stripped down version of Windows Vista only to run games.

But then that might not work. 6 shots of Jager/Redbull put me in a thinking mode.

But anyways...any know what happen to that college kids that said he working on a hacking DX10 for Windows XP?
    
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The DX10 project was stopped.
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The DX10 project was stopped.
by him?
    
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If you can find out how to load video drivers in Safe mode then you have a your OS just for gaming.

If anyone knows how to do such a thing. Post!
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I know you can get really stripped down versions of windows XP (and I'm pretty sure Vista too) that just need DX9/10 installed + drivers, and it'll play games fine. (not sure if it helps performance or not, tho)

Not exactly what you're looking for, but a start in the right direction.
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How about using vlite or nlite to strip down Windows XP or Vista so that just the components required for gaming are left?
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vista xtreem.

if you use wifi, it can be a a b*tch to set up, but it works.

When i was gaming in XP, i overclocked and got the same performance that i got in vista xtreem unoverclocked.

Amazing how big a difference an OS can make.

Just a note, its based on vista ultimate, so you'll need a valid key to get it to activate.
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vista xtreem.

if you use wifi, it can be a a b*tch to set up, but it works.

When i was gaming in XP, i overclocked and got the same performance that i got in vista xtreem unoverclocked.

Amazing how big a difference an OS can make.

Just a note, its based on vista ultimate, so you'll need a valid key to get it to activate.
yeah...in...

AquaMark Vista 161,000
AquaMark XP 182,000

3dmark06 Vista 12,234
3dmark06 XOP 14,123
    
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