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post #1 of 19
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To start off, what is the benefit of getting Win. XP 64 bit edtion. And second, about how much does it cost?
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Still very glitchy on drivers .Oem price is about £90.00 . I had thought about givin it a go as i have a copy here but i was warned off .
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So, I am building a new system with an AMD 3500+ Venice core. I DEFINATLY want to overclock, do I want XP 64 bit edition?
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post #4 of 19
Right now it is ~$150 on newegg including shipping. You get the ability to use 64-bit programs and some games are now coded for 64 bit. The biggest step up is you will see more from your CPU (not in your case). The downfalls right now are lack of state-of-the-art video drivers. But as it still has issues I would recommend it only as a second boot OS.
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So yes or no?
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post #6 of 19
It has also been knowen to be a bit buggy with drivers (you may not be able to find them if you have old devices or obscure ones)

Personally I'd go no, because I don't feel it is fully developed yet.
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post #7 of 19
It's more snappy but other then that there's no difference. Don't spend more money on it if you already have XP Pro. Otherwise, get quality parts and it should work fine.
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post #8 of 19
Short answer no
Longer answer definately not
very long answer use win xp pro
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post #9 of 19
I have it on my rig and i have no problems. It actually boosts my frame rates a bit.
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post #10 of 19
well i suggest dual booting, but i'd like to have it because my games are 32 bit that can be 64 but but i need win64 to play it!!!
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