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Old 12-02-2004, 09:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering, what is the best operating system for ultimate performance, whilst using apps and games etc. I was personally thinking W2KPro ... any ideas?

I know that XP's themed etc ... and i assume this would slow down performance right?

I dont know!

Any replies would be very helpful and highly appriciated

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Old 12-02-2004, 09:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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2k sucks for gaming
XP is the best for gaming, 98SE for very old games

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Old 12-02-2004, 10:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I vote for , Xp with an elite setup i.e tweaking xp to the core while maintaining its functionalities
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no way you are gonna run games on 2k. win 2k is for business and network. Not for games pal! go with XP - i's awesome
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Xp with the AlienWare DesktopX and Longhorn upgrades. Looks great and still plenty of space for performance.
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Alienware, haha. I checked out alienware a couple of times and seen the specs and the prices. A good pc there costs $4,000. For that amount of money anyone can build their own, making it even better than that of Alienware.
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Old 12-02-2004, 01:46 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally posted by pc_boy
no way you are gonna run games on 2k. win 2k is for business and network. Not for games pal! go with XP - i's awesome
I'll have you know games run just fine with win2k, i have it so i ought to know. NEVER had any probs with win2k on ANY games

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I vote xp because you can tweak every setting for maximum performance and because it's the most recent windows os all the new games HAVE to work on it.
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Old 12-02-2004, 03:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Either 2k or XP work just fine.

I personally run 2k just cause I hate all of the "features" that come with XP.

But at the core XP and 2k aren't that different.


Its a frigging Laptop, not a Labtop!!!!
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