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Win7 64. Yes, XP may be better for some games using DX9 and below, so I run a dual boot. Not on my sig machine though, my Media PC.

XP can help squeeze a few more FPS on some games. I was getting 30 with everything turned up on... NBA 2k10 when booting into Win7 32 (32 at the time, now 64). When I booted into XP Pro SP2, I got 40.
 
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You have a GTS 450, and you're on XP? For shame.
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you probably won't see it on sale anymore, and shouldn't have before, it was only needed to meet some specific needs of workstations/servers, but it does/did exist
eh?

I used it for nearly 6months.

I managed to get MSN running on it to :


yup theres a few things I messed up.
    
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Win7 64. Yes, XP may be better for some games using DX9 and below, so I run a dual boot. Not on my sig machine though, my Media PC.

XP can help squeeze a few more FPS on some games. I was getting 30 with everything turned up on... NBA 2k10 when booting into Win7 32 (32 at the time, now 64). When I booted into XP Pro SP2, I got 40.
I get a 10+FPS diffrence on GTA IV between XP and 7. (XP comes with more FPS)
    
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i got Win XP 64 bit version tho it was crap in my experience cause of massive instability with programs i use alot
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eh?

I used it for nearly 6months.

I managed to get MSN running on it to :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tso1k4ese_E


yup theres a few things I messed up.
64-bit back then didn't make much sense...lack of support and applications that a common user woul like to have, like MSN

i've run it for about 3 days, and got back to x86
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i got Win XP 64 bit version tho it was crap in my experience cause of massive instability with programs i use alot
Everything worked fine for me when I was using it.
    
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64-bit back then didn't make much sense...lack of support and applications that a common user woul like to have, like MSN

i've run it for about 3 days, and got back to x86
Ahh you Chicken Sugar Honey Iced Tea xD
    
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But the point about 64 bit xp is that you cannot get a working key for it today. So in that sense you might as well say it does not exist. I had a trial version for a week but after spending hours on the phone with Microsoft trying to get a key for it i gave up.

Was trying to obtain the copy for my server and when I reailized it was probably not going to happen I just went with Win server 2008
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But the point about 64 bit xp is that you cannot get a working key for it today. So in that sense you might as well say it does not exist. I had a trial version for a week but after spending hours on the phone with Microsoft trying to get a key for it i gave up.
I has a key? Don't know if its against any rules to give it to you though?
and its for SP2 only.
    
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