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Old 08-17-2007, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone link me to the Copy of Vista I should get for my personal Gaming Build really not sure, also I know XP is better for gaming atm but I dont want to have to upgrade down the road once DX10 greatness is around
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Just go for the Vista 32bit. *don't really know much about Vista because XP owns!*
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Default Re: Which Copy of Vista should I get

Vista Home Premium 32bit
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Vista Home Premium, choose whether u want 32 or 64bit
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Well thats what im confused about is there a reason for me to get 64bit I am getting a Q6600 not sure whether I should go 32bit or 64bit
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32 bit: 1-2gb of ram
64 bit: 4gb of ram

simple as that with your q6600
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64bit requires 4gb RAM?
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32 bit: 1-2gb of ram
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simple as that with your q6600
its not as simple as that, the 64 bit apparently runs some high performance applications better but has little support and more compatability issues compared to the 32 bit....another hard decision to make...
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its not as simple as that, the 64 bit apparently runs some high performance applications better but has little support and more compatability issues compared to the 32 bit....another hard decision to make...
it's so hard!!! *head explodes*
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it's so hard!!! *head explodes*
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