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I originally ordered (and ordered in fact) Vista 64-bit Home Premium (OEM). I was just wondering if Ultimate was better because my mom got a really good price from her friend that works at Microsoft to get 64 Bit Ultimate for 45 bucks. Thats something. But is Ultimate really superior to Home Premium? Or is it just my mom's friend, because he recommends Ultimate over Home Premium.

Thanks,
-DragonLotus
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post #2 of 24
If you can get Ultimate for $45 then go for it.
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post #3 of 24
Its got some extras, but @ $45, buy it and resell it, I got $170 on ebay for a similar deal from a friend for a retail 32/64 ultimate. Personally I preferred XP pro.
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Originally Posted by pig69 View Post
Its got some extras, but @ $45, buy it and resell it, I got $170 on ebay for a similar deal from a friend for a retail 32/64 ultimate. Personally I preferred XP pro.
Eeew.

Stick with Vista.
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post #5 of 24
nah, just keep home premium
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post #6 of 24
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116473

That's how much Ultimate cost, I think you should get it for $45.
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post #7 of 24
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
If you can get Ultimate for $45 then go for it.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sgdude View Post
nah, just keep home premium
My friend recommended me Home Premium because he said Ultimate is not worth it. I guess I have to figure out which one to use. I'm in a big dilemma lol.

Edit: Dang.. THat thing is a lot. Is it comparable to Home Premium though is my question.
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DragonLotus View Post
My friend recommended me Home Premium because he said Ultimate is not worth it. I guess I have to figure out which one to use. I'm in a big dilemma lol.
For $45, it's worth it.
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post #9 of 24
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I'll see to it. Thanks.
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post #10 of 24
OEM ftw!
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