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Is it worth it to install 64bit vista now?

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I bought the 64 bit vista home premium a week after it was first released. With all the compatibility issues I switched back to XP. I was thinking of getting 4GB of RAM and installing the vista 64 bit. Is it worth it now? Does SP1 make a difference?
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post #2 of 35
yes. get it. Performance now is great and theres more support.
post #3 of 35
you will need 64 bit with 4 gigs of ram if you want to use all of it, SP1 right now for me is kind of iffy. there are parts of it that are giving me a huge headache but it did also fix problems i had before
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post #4 of 35
They fixed a lot of the driver issues, if you liked the OS better now or never. I think you'll be plenty alrighty then.
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I don't really do any gaming, but if I wanted to. Is it up to par with XP?
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yes. i have it. its gr8. sp1 made a huge difference.
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Ok, I got a few more question. I am getting a X-Fi XtremeMusic cause I love to listen to music. I am worried about the driver support for 64 bit vista. Anyone have any say on this?
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post #8 of 35
Possible xfi issue, check reviews on the card or driver updates before purchase.
post #9 of 35
Works flawlessly here i would definitely get it.
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post #10 of 35
i have the extrememusic and ultimate 64 works amazing.
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