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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Eeew.

Stick with Vista.
XP fps scores are still better than any vista fps in gaming.
post #12 of 24
Ultimate is not worth the retail price difference but for $45 it has every option in every version

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...ns/choose.mspx

(you knew someone was going to post it)
post #13 of 24
are you going to use Bitlocker or built in backup? If not, dont get ultimate.
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post #14 of 24
Ultimate is Home Premium + Business (+ some free downloadable content like POSIX).
When you don't know the difference to the Business Version, you wont miss anything off Ultimate ;o)


But just in case:



copied from this tread:
http://www.overclock.net/windows/327774-vista-x64.html
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
are you going to use Bitlocker or built in backup? If not, dont get ultimate.
Well, I've had some experience with losing files. Make that LOTS of files. I will most likely be using them.

BTW, +REP to the people taht helped out.

Thanks,
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XP fps scores are still better than any vista fps in gaming.
1-3 fps gain, not worth it imo, rather use the better OS.
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I'm running Ultimate 64 and have 0 complaints. I also plan on adding in more memory down the road.
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post #18 of 24
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1-3 fps gain, not worth it imo, rather use the better OS.
I have vista 64bit, I reinstalled my old windows xp pro 32bit the other night just to try and find out why I was getting higher latency in World of Warcraft than I use to. After it was all up and running it felt so much faster than vista at everything it was doing. From playing games to just screwing around in windows. I can tell the difference alot. Im about to make a post and ask around whats 64bit vista do for me that 32bit xp pro cannot. If I find nothing besides "the dx10 games will run better on vista 64." I will probally uninstall vista, burn it and then load up xp pro, because the only games I like are COD4 and Warcraft.
Edited by tool918 - 5/14/08 at 10:32am
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post #19 of 24
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I have vista 64bit, I reinstalled my old windows xp pro 32bit the other night just to try and find out why I was getting higher latency in World of Warcraft than I use to. After it was all up and running it felt so much faster than vista at everything it was doing. From playing games to just screwing around in windows. I can tell the difference alot. Im about to make a post and ask around whats 64bit vista do for me that 32bit xp pro cannot. If I find nothing besides "the dx10 games will run better on vista 64." I will probally uninstall vista, burn it and then load up xp pro, because the only games I like are COD4 and Warcraft.
That is a lot based on your personal believe.
Some kind of placebo effect ;o).

I would swear that Vista feels faster in many situations.
But besides the fact that Superfetch really fasten up loading times of frequently used Apps, it is hard to proof it.
Nor is the other way very proof able.



So it is not very fair to make an inexperienced Person believe your personal preference would be undoubtably better...
Also posting in a clear Vista thread (where only the version is the question) to mention XP is not very helpful, neither.
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post #20 of 24
keep premium.......

i have ultimate & have probably not even used all the stuff premium has let alone ultimate
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