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Does vista really suck as much as people say it does? I love the GUI but from what i hear the rest is total crap! It seems as if i will have to upgrade eventualy.
    
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On your current rig it will run like crap. Vista has gotten a lot better since it was released. The only people complaining about it now are people with 512mb-1gb of ram.
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no it doesnt, especially the x64 version
people dont have good computers and thats why they think it sucks
if you have a decent build, it's a lot better than XP

btw, im on XP cuz i dont have Vista available atm XD
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A lot of members like Vista, I don't have it so I can't say. Nor will I until I'm stuck between a rock and a window pain!
    
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I love my 64 bit ultimate. I switched from xp 32 when I got my sig rig and I've had no problems.
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I love Vista, but I wouldn't suggest it on an old computer. There is not one particular feature that stands out, but the overall experience of Vista I find to be better than Windows XP. Vista feels more responsive than XP.
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FYI, NVIDIA doesn't support the the FX 5-series in Vista.
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post #8 of 28
I don't mind vista, it's not incredible, well in fact. It's really just a pretty XP.

It'll run like a hog on your computer though, so hold of getting it until you upgrade.
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Does vista really suck as much as people say it does? I love the GUI but from what i hear the rest is total crap! It seems as if i will have to upgrade eventualy.
No, it doesn't. I'm starting to find Vista coming into it's own and I own a copy of the 32bit and 64bit home premiums. It's integrated security does a much better job and I haven't had to use ZoneAlarm since.

You grow to like it somewhat.
 
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post #10 of 28
My non computer savey friend has it on his laptop and he just can't stop talking about how much better it is than XP on his Dell desktop. I have it, its an OS what can I say. I'd rather use a FREE Linux.

In all I like Vista, its a lot better than Windows 3.1 so be happy. lol
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