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So what? Is Vista Ultimate a ripoff?? I have used "home premium" and "business edition" no immediate obvious differences. What gives?

Also, see this comparison: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...s/default.aspx
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post #22 of 26
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its a microsoft product so its always going to be free actually tho its a good question im kinda curious myself.. as for the dx10 cards i myself am waiting for them instead of getting one of the new cards now im sure it will be worth the wait and as always any good highend card will probably be 3-600 bucks so its really your call i cant confirm it but i herd since vista was taking so long that dx10 will be available for xp if this is true then yes you can play dx10 on xp
Holy crap...thread necromancy.
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post #23 of 26
Well that's the first time that posting here yielded no helpful info... ;-P

S'okay. I realized the combo deal is for Vista 32-bit! haha oops. nevermind...
Oh wait, they have it with 64-bit edition of Vista Ultimate too. Hmm >:-/
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Well that's the first time that posting here yielded no helpful info... ;-P

S'okay. I realized the combo deal is for Vista 32-bit! haha oops. nevermind...
Oh wait, they have it with 64-bit edition of Vista Ultimate too. Hmm >:-/
With Vista ultimate you can utilize up to 128GB of RAM, whereas with the next best one you can only utilize up to 16GB
    
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post #25 of 26
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With Vista ultimate you can utilize up to 128GB of RAM, whereas with the next best one you can only utilize up to 16GB
Wait, what? I didn't know they coded memory limitations.

Besides, the most RAM you can have now (on a non-server board) is 16GB (4x4GB), or 24GB once 4GB DDR3 sticks come out.
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post #26 of 26
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Originally Posted by slothfish View Post
With Vista ultimate you can utilize up to 128GB of RAM, whereas with the next best one you can only utilize up to 16GB
Yes I know, but this is an OC rig that only supports up to 8GB of RAM anyway. Thx.

Anyone else have some useful info? If so, I posted a new thread here.
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