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yes actually the version before this one was beta 2.. but microsoft has decided to change the way they do things now you get CTP that are released every month or 2 months when i had it loaded up i did not notice an 800mb drain.. i did note that earlier version had the sidebar (kinda neat but cluttered to me) did have a mem leak that did suck it all down.. as for the features there are so many small tweaks and convience factors it will certainly be a good system
    
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Yeah I checked out 5308 and with my 2 gig kit it ran quite nicely and even gamed good. I seemed to notice my load times on games seemed a lot quicker, but I could have been imagining that, definetely still kinda buggy though, mainly my soundcard drivers..
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post #13 of 18
But its not called beta 2, no matter how much it actually is. its 5308 not 2308 and i agree the ctp thing is dumb. And if you run the 64 bit version for developers, you get a bunch of neat effects, like glass being inheirent, and its really fast. havent tried it with ocing yet. but the kernal is so much more stable.
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But its not called beta 2, no matter how much it actually is. its 5308 not 2308 and i agree the ctp thing is dumb. And if you run the 64 bit version for developers, you get a bunch of neat effects, like glass being inheirent, and its really fast. havent tried it with ocing yet. but the kernal is so much more stable.

i never stated the CTP was dumb in fact im pro ctp it means less time waiting out the stages instead of waiting 6 months for a new version to come out you get it a lot faster which also helps identify possible problems sooner to hopefully help enrich the fineal product a lot better before release then you are plagued with tons of bs and are you sure that glass is inheirent becuase of the x64 .. im pretty sure that its like that for 32 bit version mine was already turned on i do beleive it is video based in other words if your card is "high end" enough its turned on if it isnt then ya get a drab look similar to xp
    
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Yeah, roger that, the 32bit had glass turned on cause I have the X1800. When instaling it runs a sytem test, you can actually go into the control panel and I beleive it's under performance or something it will benchmark your pc, with all the oc I have it was still rated a 5, lol.
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post #16 of 18
isnt that sweet, it will tell you what it thinks of your pc. my friends got a 0 lol
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post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
isnt that sweet, it will tell you what it thinks of your pc. my friends got a 0 lol

Lol, I feel better about my 5!
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post #18 of 18
lol CTP is a good idea, but not so early in the game. they were supposed to release beta 2 in the summer to the gen pub. my thoughts are thats when they should do the CTP.
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