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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 #71 of 133
Hard poll actually - It really depends on what you need.

Windows XP SP3 is an allmost Flawless system, little resource use - and just great all tghe way through.

Windows 7 is a great system too. I use 7 on my laptop, man PC - and XP on the Media center.
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post #72 of 133
I use 7 for the dx11, if i didn't have games that used dx11 Id go back to xp
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post #73 of 133
Seven. 7. SEVEN. = 21.

Lucky lucky lucky.

Good OS though I really enjoy it.
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post #74 of 133
7 blows the poop out of XP!
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post #76 of 133
I suppose I'm in the minority, but I just like XP, theres nothing I do on my pc that warrants the extra fluff, and resource use of Vista/7.

...will happily wait for Win 8, and then see how that feels to use.

...unlike my GF, my XP never tells me 'No' !
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post #77 of 133
Disk space is a big concern for me for many reasons. I really hate that Windows 7 realistically requires a minimum of 30GB or so for the OS itself, growth space and some basic additional software.

I gotta say for this reason alone I prefer Windows XP.
post #78 of 133
XP was great. It was a loveable family Labrador. But it's in old age, and it's going senile.

It's time to take it out back behind the barn and shoot it with a double barrel, it'll be happier that way.
post #79 of 133
as i said to my friend windows 7 has the speed of xp and the beauty of vista but it looks abit better then vista imo
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post #80 of 133
I'm not sure I fully understand the resource issue you guys have with windows 7. Sure it uses more resources than xp, but the machines nowadays are faster than they were when xp came out.

Again, with how big it is. What is 30g when the smallest hdd most people are picking up are 500gb?
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