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post #11 of 19
XP has less junk than 7, most things you can kill in the task manager.
The difference will be minimal though, unless it is a dedicated folding rig I wouldn't even bother.

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how big if a PPD difference is XP vs W7? i'm running my bigadv on W7/vmware.. not sure if it's worth the hassle to install XP instead
In your case go native Ubuntu.
Not sure how much of a different though.
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No, thats why I AM - meaning me- is going back to Vista. I can't go back to XP. For OP however, yeah if your computer has been handling well with XP, i don't see why not. Especially if all you're doing is folding!
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In your case go native Ubuntu.
Not sure how much of a different though.
good idea i think i'll get dual boot going so i dont have to use vmware anymore
post #14 of 19
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good idea i think i'll get dual boot going so i dont have to use vmware anymore
Let us know the new PPD numbers when you do.
Ubuntu is more fun anyways, I just run to many Windows programs.
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Let us know the new PPD numbers when you do.
Ubuntu is more fun anyways, I just run to many Windows programs.
Ubuntu is not fun. Setting up a uPnP media server is annoying as hell under Ubuntu.

I saw about 6-8k PPD difference in going from VMWare to native Ubuntu.
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No, thats why I AM - meaning me- is going back to Vista. I can't go back to XP. For OP however, yeah if your computer has been handling well with XP, i don't see why not. Especially if all you're doing is folding!
I guess that's what I'm going to do, unless there are any guides out there on how to strip down W7 to just the bare essentials.
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I guess that's what I'm going to do, unless there are any guides out there on how to strip down W7 to just the bare essentials.
Like this.

Make sure you include networking.
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Like this.

Make sure you include networking.
I knew there was a guide somewhere. Thanks BIG CHRIS
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Back to XP. Trusty 9800GTX+ is pushing its usual 6500PPD, while it's underclocked. Sweet.

Reps all around! Thanks!

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