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I agree, Vista sucks. REP+
??? I cannot believe you just gave him REP because he said XP was better then Vista. I could careless what OS anyone picks as long as they like it. I just hate XP fanboys who make threads like there a Priest in a church trying to get everyone to convert "OMG VISTA SUCKS OMG ITS SO BAD LIKE XP IS THE WAY TO GO MAN".
    
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One of these threads? Again??!!
Ok, two words, Vista>XP. Vista users are just a little more computer experienced I guess for the most part because we get the same performance on Vista, we don't give a damn about 200 3DMark lost, XP is way too overated, Vista works perfectly, it's easy to set up, no need to load annoying SATA Controllers just to get the thing to install. Vista is fast, looks a lot better, end of the story, make the switch already... I've been using it for more than a year and it's great, no problems! You are still using year old anti-Vista arguements, care to stop one day?
    
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One of these threads? Again??!!
Ok, two words, Vista>XP. Vista users are just a little more computer experienced I guess for the most part because we get the same performance on Vista, we don't give a damn about 200 3DMark lost, XP is way too overated, Vista works perfectly, it's easy to set up, no need to load annoying SATA Controllers just to get the thing to install. Vista is fast, looks a lot better, end of the story, make the switch already... I've been using it for more than a year and it's great, no problems!
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post #24 of 59
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I agree, Vista sucks. REP+
You rep'd him because he said vista sucks? Wow.
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You rep'd him because he said vista sucks? Wow.
Woah, you said it too. +REP


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post #26 of 59
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rep is given for knowledge of facts, my knowledge is that xp is better than vista at benching and gaming, fact. you dont have this knowledge. no rep for u.
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post #27 of 59
I think it's a rather weak argument for Vista to say that people who own XP are inexperienced to configure / optimize Vista.

If it was a good OS, you wouldn't need to.

I would use my copy of vista32 in a heartbeat, if I could resolve those lag issues. Until then, I'm not switching.

And think about what you're saying.. why would so many people on OCN have such a problem with Vista if it's been out so long and 'is so much better'.

Clearly it's not that great of a OS if so many people are against it. There are tons of people who prefer xp to vista. I doubt it's because they're less knowledgeable or not experienced enough to configure / optimize vista.

It's a hassle, no doubt. And I love gaming in XP. Fix vista, and i'll join the Vista revolution.
post #28 of 59
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xp is better than vista at benching and gaming, fact.
Not always a fact.

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If it was a good OS, you wouldn't need to.
Only in a perfect world.
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post #29 of 59
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rep is given for knowledge of facts, my knowledge is that xp is better than vista at benching and gaming, fact. you dont have this knowledge. no rep for u.
No actually it really isn't.

Perhaps by a frame or two, but last I checked with the 8800GT release, they are just about the same.

Only difference is 3DMark 06, but that is a joke any ways.

FYI, there is a reason most folks here with high rep and post count run vista (especially x64 vista). Not always an indicator of intelligence, but a common trend.

If you use XP, thats fine I have nothing against that, its a great OS, however it is when incorrect facts are provided that is not alright.
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post #30 of 59
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I guess you could say the real reason I can't stand Vista is that my games lag ping wise, where (lag spikes every minute or so)

whereas in XP this doesn't happen.

I'm hardwired, turned off any excess network sharing, connection finders, etc, and it still has this problem. It's a major turn off for me.

I also can't seem to get SP1 working. I downloaded it from MS and it corrupted my OS.

That was also another deterrant.

It's obvious that we'll all have to switch to Vista, no matter what. But I love xp, and I have no problems with it. Only vista gives me a headache.
All I have to say to you sir is... User Error.

Me personally im running Vista 64.. and so far.. I have had a few problems/issues.. which a quick google searched fix.. If you have a clue, Vista will run great for you.. if not.. :/ sucks to be you.
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