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post #11 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by maxextz;11987488 
surely this is a plus.

get xp its better for gaming.wink.gif

err no, why would you want a 10 year old OS that runs directx9?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by maxextz;11987488 
surely this is a plus.

get xp its better for gaming.wink.gif

I'd like to agree, but some games have begun to drop support for XP (just cause 2 is one of them, even though I hated the game.)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xXjay247Xx;11987498 
err no, why would you want a 10 year old OS that runs directx9?

To be fair, I've heard theres not much of a difference between DX9 and 10. Something like DX9 vs DX11 is comparable though... There's a huge leap there.
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post #14 of 25
get pro!
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Just pick up Home Premium. Windows 7 isn't a resource "hog". Not even Ultimate is. It USES your resources, yes...but it does so to your advantage to make things faster.

You will not notice a framerate difference between XP or 7....any version of either. There might be like 1-5 FPS difference at MOST, and even then, that's nothing.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;11987532 
Just pick up Home Premium. Windows 7 isn't a resource "hog". Not even Ultimate is. It USES your resources, yes...but it does so to your advantage to make things faster.

You will not notice a framerate difference between XP or 7....any version of either. There might be like 1-5 FPS difference at MOST, and even then, that's nothing.

I must admit, GTAIV ran 10x better for me on XP with a Pentium D then it did with this rig running Home Basic. Weird, right? Hmm. *thinks*
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post #17 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zonet;11987590 
I must admit, GTAIV ran 10x better for me on XP with a Pentium D then it did with this rig running Home Basic. Weird, right? Hmm. *thinks*

its a conspiracy uncle bill wants all your bills.wink.gif
    
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Bump. I'm going to order one tonight, so all help is appriciated.
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post #19 of 25
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Originally Posted by Zonet;11993819 
Bump. I'm going to order one tonight, so all help is appriciated.

you dont mention what your using now or even hardware.

if your upgrading to win 7 you will need to get more ram to compensate for that os.dont bother with ultimate its full of crap you will never use but will pay extra for.
    
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post #20 of 25
Windows 7 Home premium. Anything like Windows 7 ultimate, you will get more different languages and more security features.
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