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vista 64 hands down,with 4x1 gigs of ram,imo
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First time I heard of that. Name me one game thats faster on Vista.
90% of them. Crysis in general gets around 30% higher frames for me in vista when I run it in DX9 on the exact same settings.

Sure if your running 60 processes its going to be slower, but if you know windows you can easily tweak vista to run better than XP would, even if XP was tweaked too.
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Games should run faster on Vista than on XP.
Except for CS:S.
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Originally Posted by tris View Post
Yes. 64 bit is bettter if your planning on getting 4GB or more RAM.

Vista Ultimate etc are a bit of a waste of money. If you have the money go for it but there is no reason you need it.
money i don't have. i guess it's doesn't really matter what verison. mmm.
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<chozart edit> I'd say Vista. No point sticking with the past, as more games go DX10, etc...
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post #17 of 41
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First time I heard of that. Name me one game thats faster on Vista.
Oh god. I sense an incoming flame war. I'll bite though.

Assassin's Creed, Gears of War, Crysis all run better on Vista than in XP. Not to mention the fact that it actually supports DX10 which will be the backbone of all games coming out now.

Why the hell would you even go to XP. I've found Vista 64-bit so much faster than XP its not even a comparison.
post #18 of 41
with 4gb of ram i would go with vista 64bit version. both have good 64bit driver support but vista is a little bit better for driver support
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Vista 64bit.

Hands down.

You have a quad core and 4GB of ram. Vista 64bit will utilize both these way better than XP.



Gaming is faster in vista on newer hardware if you are not aware... I've been getting higher frames in everything for about 5 months. It was lower for awhile but they fixed most of the issues and ATI/NVIDIA put more effort into vista than XP now... Which means vista is going to be faster than XP.
I got lower in Longhorn than I did in x64 :/

I switched back to XP because of a couple of games... CS 1.6 (and a couple of other old games) were IMPOSSIBLE to play because of the mouse acceleration. I also had a BSOD now and then (which seemed to go away a week before I switched back). I also switched back because I couldn't run VMWare and a heavy game in Vista. I can do that in XP

If you have the RAM and don't play any older games (pre-03) - go with Vista
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post #20 of 41
Theres no question, 64bit Vista.
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