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3GB laptop - Vista or 7??

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I have a laptop that has only 3gb of ram and a 2.4 dual
its always had vista on it, but its due for a reformat, but and im wondering if its worth putting windows 7 on it instead. but will performance increase or decrease

does windows vista require more or less ram than windows 7?
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Windows 7 will work better.
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Windows 7 will require less RAM.
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when asking which OS Vista or Win 7. Win7 will always be the answer.

Win 7 is very similar to Vista on the back end of things. But more user friendly and more intiutive on the front end of things. Also Win7 isn't as resource hungry as Vista is (I prefer to think of Win 7 as an optomized Windows Vista)
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7 wins in every situation
    
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when asking which OS Vista or Win 7. Win7 will always be the answer.

Win 7 is very similar to Vista on the back end of things. But more user friendly and more intiutive on the front end of things. Also Win7 isn't as resource hungry as Vista is (I prefer to think of Win 7 as an optomized Windows Vista)
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7 demands a lot less from your hardware, which in the end = faster.
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