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Old 05-30-2004, 09:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone my name is anthony sinclair. I just wanted to know which OS is better for gaming(servers etc) and overall better peformance speed wise and memory.

p4 2.7 ghz

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Old 05-30-2004, 09:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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winxp pro w/sp2 or win2000 pro w/sp4

I prefer winxp.

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Old 06-01-2004, 03:33 AM   #3 (permalink)
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you may find some of your old games don't work...but it's tradeoff to play the new stuff.
Actually they can/will work on XP.
If they dont work by simply istalling them then you can use XP's compatibility feature.
- "Right click" the .exe file that starts th game/prog and go to "properties"
- Choose the appropriate settings on the "compatibility" tab
Windows XP Pro 2002 (SP2)

Intel Northwood 2.4GHz
Compaq Evo D510 SFF
768MB DDR PC2100
Intel 82801 (AC\'97)
C: 40GB (FAT32)
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Old 06-01-2004, 06:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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the compatbility mode is crap. it doesn't work many times and you lose a lot of functionality so your old games or applications don't run like they are supposed to fully. but who still plays games or runs software that old?
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Old 06-01-2004, 01:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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XP for me.
I am not bothered if older games don't work.
In fact I am happy that they don't.
Who would like to add 8GB HDD to P4 3.2 GHZ

P4 1.6GHZ Willamette core 400MHZ FSB 256KB L2 cache
Intel 845WN Mobo
256mb SD-RAM
Nvidia Riva Tnt2 M64 G-card
40GB Seagate 5400rpm HDD
300Watt PSU
Intex Cabinet
15 LG Studioworks563N
Creative Inspire2400 2.1 speakers
52x Samsung CD Burner
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