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I don't understand how so many have problems with Vista, or straight up say they hate it.

I think it's the user
I've had ZERO problems since I got it more than a year ago.
Yeah, the only "problem" I've had with is it some older games not working that I still like to play. But that's what triple booting is for.
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Yeah, the only "problem" I've had with is it some older games not working that I still like to play. But that's what triple booting is for.
Well that's a given too. A lot of games were made before Vista came out, thus having little to zero support for Vista.
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I've used all of them over the past few years... And I have to say I ended up with x64 XP. It feels faster and lower profile than vista does for now. I will probably end up upgrading to vista 64bit but for now I am stuck with XP. No problemo though, I really don't need or use any of the extra features that come with vista so I am right at home on XP. I just need windows' basic functionality to work reliably and speedily!

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Assuming your building a moderate to high end system for gaming it makes no sense at all to go with XP. On any dx9.0 games your gonna get enough frames per second you'll never see a difference from one to the other and you get the goodness of dx10 games as well.

I personally have never had a problem with Vista 64 at all in the 8 months I've had it and I really don't see how anyone with a decent system can claim XP is better unless they are negating the things that make Vista great like superfetch. Basically the only thing XP is better for on a new machine is a few benchmarking points here and there, and it can't even run Vantage for that matter.
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