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What a stupidly retarded waste of $300 when you can get it for free.
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post #12 of 29
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Two years ago, as a student I would have found ways to get it for "free"... but i am now in the working world and have a better understanding of how the economy works. I might as well support the system that's supporting me... and my need to blow away $300 on things that I dont really need.
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post #13 of 29
He said he already bought it, so stop recommending stuff.

It's a good buy overall except the Ultimate part. Should of gotten Home Premium. And I also wouldn't pay money for it when you can get it for free from Club Live, the MS feedback program, etc - all completely legal and from Microsoft themselves.
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post #14 of 29
nice! i would get home premium x64 instead, but if i had $$ to burn, i would do it! youll like it! what kind of ram did you get?
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post #15 of 29
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mushkin's 8500... i think ive already hit the wall on my e6400 OC...

at least the 64bit arch. will utilize the 4gb of ram??? or so im led to believe from many users... but will it really make a difference?? maybe im just bored?? i need a new hobby...
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post #16 of 29
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from reading your posts and responses, im rather sitting on the fence for windows vista now... technically i havent bought it yet as ive put a downpayment on $20 for the vista order (i had to request them to ship it into my computer vendor) but i suppose that i could cancel that and buy something else with the deposit money.

heres the thing though:

at this point in time, there are no new games that wont be playable on my sig rig.

crysis was fun and it looked great, but WOOP im bored of it now.

i play games on my xbox 360 and i dont see a reason to play on pc... (except for mass effect im downloading that off EA at the moment)

... maybe i should just buy the OS.... like i said... i think im just bored
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post #17 of 29
Sounds good to me!
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plus rep for you all... a "thanks" for this social commentary on the human condition...
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post #19 of 29
I just made the jump and its awesome, I really like Vista. I havn't gone 64 bit yet, but I will shortly as I have a copy.

As for those who say 4gb of ram is almost needed...LMAO

I ran fine with 2 gigs and say 70% usage max...which was crysis, firefox, MSN, and a couple other apps...it's not really a memory hog like everyone who doesn't own it thinks. I have 4gb now though :angel:
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kopi you live in the hammerton? sweet i live by st. joes hospital
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