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post #11 of 34
I sense good things to come from Windows 7. I never liked Vista so hopefully this will be my jump from 98 to XP.
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Can't wait for Blackcomb/Vienna/Windows7. Not that i don't love Vista, its the best OS i have ever used. But i'm really rooting for Vienna.
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post #13 of 34
XP recommend is what, 512mb? For me XP does not run very smooth with 512mb. Vista is just an newer version of XP that requires more resources just like every new windows in the past has. Why would anyone think Vista would be different from anything else Microsoft has made?
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post #14 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazyHeaven View Post
XP recommend is what, 512mb? For me XP does not run very smooth with 512mb. Vista is just an newer version of XP that requires more resources just like every new windows in the past has. Why would anyone think Vista would be different from anything else Microsoft has made?
XP's recommended is 128, I believe.

And of course vista wouldn't be different. Microsoft is known to make OSs that run successively less and less efficient.
post #15 of 34
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Originally Posted by The Hundred Gunner View Post
XP's recommended is 128, I believe.

And of course vista wouldn't be different. Microsoft is known to make OSs that run successively less and less efficient.
Have you seen the boost given by Superfetch? And in games Vista SP1 now topples XP SP3.
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post #16 of 34
^ Hmm, my experience has been otherwise...
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post #17 of 34
i'll skip Vista then, and keep my copy in reserve then...

Windows Server 2003 and XP are good to me
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^ Hmm, my experience has been otherwise...
You're on an nVidia machine and running SLI. nVidia has atrocious drivers for Windows Vista, i've expirienced this myself as well as seen one report after another of this. If i recall Microsoft published a report of what they found concerning Vista crash reports and found that nVidia's code was the cause of 60% (or was it 80%? I know it was at least 60%) of all Vista crashes. Obviously a huge number.

Get an ATI machine on the other hand and you have 2% of all crashes and a much better Vista experience. I've used both brands and can thoroughly tell you this is true.
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post #19 of 34
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vista is a joke. It feels half-assed. I am running vista right now on my sig rig with only 1gb of ram with everything i can find related to "fluff" settings and it still runs way slower than xp does...

Not sure what my conclusion is, just that even toned down vista still cant run right.
Eh, I had Vista on a AThlon XP, 1Gb ram, 6800GS, etc and it ran just as fast as XP did...

nVidia drivers for Vista sucks, most people have nVidia cards, thats why people think Vista sucks.
    
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Funny this. I have not had one problem with vista 64 and think its a great OS.
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