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Do you prefer Windows XP or 7?

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Poll expired: Apr 16, 2011  
  • 5% (12)
    Windows XP
  • 91% (213)
    Windows 7
  • 3% (9)
    Others... (ie, vista)
234 Total Votes  
post #1 of 133
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For me, its XP. Seeing how Windows 7 cuts my Crysis fps by about 30%, even while running in dx9 mode and having gamebooster on, there is absolutely no point for me to even have dx11. (if this is abnormal then someone tell me.)

Also, to quote Sheldon from the Big Bang Theory, "Windows 7 is more user friendly than Windows Vista. I don't like that."
    
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While I was using XP, XP.
While I'm now using 7, 7.
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post #3 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
While I was using XP, XP.
While I'm now using 7, 7.
Same here. I think perception changes based on the technology of the time. XP feels 10 years old now that I have all these cool features in 7.
post #4 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSchlaf View Post
Same here. I think perception changes based on the technology of the time. XP feels 10 years old now that I have all these cool features in 7.
Pretty much. XP was cool. Now it's old, and I have more modern OS's that run modern hardware and modern software perfectly fine.
post #5 of 133
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While I was using XP, XP.
While I'm now using 7, 7.
for me it was the opposite. While using XP, I wanted to try 7. Once my copy of 7 overwrote my copy of XP, I wanted to punch someone.
    
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post #6 of 133
Windows 2000.
    
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post #7 of 133
I think 7 feels better. More shiny, more slidey and shiny things or something

XP is nice for an old computer, but using 7 and gaming hasn't been slow for me, so I'm pretty happy with it
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post #9 of 133
Plan to keep using XP for now...well at least for the next 3 to 4 months then I'll try out 7 but I might try to hold out even longer since Windows 8 is in the works. Ha! Might be able to skip 7 and buy 8 instead
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post #10 of 133
7 is a better XP, with lots of eye candy. Windows 8 remains to be seen.
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