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Old 11-02-2004, 08:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello guys,

Newbie here. I was just wondering, prior to gaming performance, what would be a better operating system to run, Win2k Pro or WinXP Pro?

I know that Windows XP Pro has its new themes and such and i thought that maybe stuff like that would slow it down ... ?

What do you guys think?

Thanks for the replies!

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Old 11-02-2004, 08:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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XP Pro is better for gaming. Get XP Pro.
I've heard of lots of problems with 2k and games.
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2k does take less resources, but it wasn't built with gaming in mind. XP was built to merge the 9x line which was made for gaming and the NT line which was made for stability. Get XP Pro.
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Old 11-02-2004, 12:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well i got home at the mo.

That any good?
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yeah. home edition is fine. doesn't make any difference for gaming.
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XP - very stable hardware mgmt,

I was on XP and 2K Pro, (2K for development), but it was so rubbish, I have to buy XP Home to be used with PRO. system runs cooool now.
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Cool, thanks alot peeps
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