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Is there anyone currently using or beta testing this OS...what's your take on it?
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People I know who have tested it say it's one beta to stay far away from. It's not bad for testing purposes, but is a real memory hog.

They have also gone as far as saying it's unimpressive to say the least.
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that's what I figured...and also the fact that The DX10 isn't backwards compatible will mean much more DINERO$$$...for too much other new stuff...
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I've tested beta 1 and beta 2 and I'll say that beta 2 is much more impressive than 1. I'm really looking forward to vista, heck, theres one feature alone that will make it worth it, the fact that in the final version (not in the beta 2 unfortunately) when a driver fails or crashes it doesn't crash the whole system, the driver gets reloaded and all is good!
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there is one article saying that vista uses 800MB ram at idle lol
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Do any of you remember everyone freaking out about xp using 256 when it came out, cmon people, 2gig kits are more and more common. Do any of you want an os that should last several years conforming to the harware standards when it's first released?
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro
I've tested beta 1 and beta 2 and I'll say that beta 2 is much more impressive than 1. I'm really looking forward to vista, heck, theres one feature alone that will make it worth it, the fact that in the final version (not in the beta 2 unfortunately) when a driver fails or crashes it doesn't crash the whole system, the driver gets reloaded and all is good!
Funny since they havent released a beta 2 yet. the latest build 5308 is actually quite sweet. for a beta, im extreamly impressed. it incorporates IPv6 into the sceama of things. and has amazing driver preloads.
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Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
Funny since they havent released a beta 2 yet. the latest build 5308 is actually quite sweet. for a beta, im extreamly impressed. it incorporates IPv6 into the sceama of things. and has amazing driver preloads.
And any problems overclocking...
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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
Funny since they havent released a beta 2 yet. the latest build 5308 is actually quite sweet. for a beta, im extreamly impressed. it incorporates IPv6 into the sceama of things. and has amazing driver preloads.
Dude, look in the bottom right hand corner of your desktop in build 2308, IT SAYS BETA2! LOL...
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
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And any problems overclocking...

Sorry for the double post, I installed and run it at my current oc (10x275 ram@250 2.5-3-38), no problemo.
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