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I would either wait for vista or do dual boot. I don't trust x64 to be my only op sys yet.
     
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I've been running x64 for a while now.

Some windows installers don't like x64
Doom3 won't install, you've got to manually install
DOOM3: ROE won't install, same as above
Farcry and HL2 run awesome
Avast works great on x64
Windows Firewall is better in x64 than regular XP, but I'm not running it because I've got a firewalled router.

I haven't had a software crash since I installed. This isn't including hardware crashes, which would've crashed no matter what OS was running.

Games run great and there is a performance boost over 32-bit.

I'd say if you can find and download all of your drivers (do this before install) go for it. However, since Vista is coming out and that'd be another $300 to spend, I'd wait (otherwise "borrow" a copy from a friend... lol). I don't think it's worth $300... But then again, I'm not on the bleeding edge of technology, either.
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november '06 or something Vista comes out - just wait for that - in the mean time, spend that 150 dollars on more ram....*twitches* (some one else might as well have it - i cant get it)
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