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post #21 of 30
Support for XP64 really is nothing compared to Windows 7. However if you are looking for DirectX9 gaming only and an OS that is outdated then sure XP fine.
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I'll install 7 and XP on seprate hard drives and see if there's much of any difference preformence wise. brb.
Do that, my friend.
Then come back and share the 7-lurv!
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I hate XP. I even installed the 32bit version,and still having stupid issues. Windows 7 here I come!!!! Btw. I'm not a pirate. I pay for my shiz.
    
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I hate XP. I even installed the 32bit version,and still having stupid issues. Windows 7 here I come!!!! Btw. I'm not a pirate. I pay for my shiz.
Rawr!
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Windows 7 here I come!!!! Btw. I'm not a pirate. I pay for my shiz.
yay! lol.

you won't be disappointed. i couldn't imagine living without ultimate for the legacy support. i needs that shiz!
post #26 of 30
I've used 64-bit XP for a long time and have not had any compatibility problems except for craptastic no-name hardware. If you have hardware from a reputable vendor, then there is practically no problem hardware wise. Software wise, the only problems that I've had with it are with some Microsoft utilities. One of them being a PowerToy and the other being Microsoft Security Essentials.

It's an OS. Choose the one that fits your needs the most. If you have a copy of XP lying around and only play Team Fortress 2, for example. Why pay for 7? I upgraded to 7 for DX10/11 support, so I can play Battlefield 3. And for TRIM support for that SSD I've been thinking of getting.
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Dual boot Win 7 64-bit for new stuff and DX11 and Win XP 32-bit for older games.
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post #28 of 30
Good choice going to 7. I HATE all microsoft's OS except 7. Win 2k was AWFUL, Windows XP was meh... boring, lame, and slow, Vista was well vista and 7 Is great!!!

I would MUCH rather have a Mac with os 10.5 or 10.6 than 2000, XP, or Vista. I worked on windows in a PC repair shop and I hate all of them. I even bought a macbook when vista was out and needed a new laptop! 7 brought me back to PC's though! I sold my mac laptop for an ASUS and built my Sig rig!
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post #29 of 30
xp 64 wasnt really that happening. i cant seem to find the article, but its pretty much one giant emulation of x32 programs so you will notice a decrease i performance there. Might wanna give server 2008 a shot though. plenty of youtube vids on how to get direct x and everything working correctly.
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Windows 3.11 for Workgroups

Man I remember those days!
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