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Old 01-22-2007, 02:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default XP or Vista?

What operating system is best?

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Old 01-22-2007, 03:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I would have to say Vista because of DX10

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Old 01-22-2007, 03:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Xp Pro for now,Vista is going to take a good while to get all the bug's out of it
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Old 01-22-2007, 07:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Can't really judge this yet. But my guess is that XP has fewer problems than Vista.
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personally i like xp pro the best....not getting vista for a long while, and definately not getting it until DX10 games are out....

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Originally posted by hmammen
personally i like xp pro the best....not getting vista for a long while, and definately not getting it until DX10 games are out....
What is this DX10 that you speak of?
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Old 01-22-2007, 08:46 AM   #7 (permalink)
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XP Pro, for now anyway. I can't justify the cost of upgrading to Vista either.
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Originally posted by Poon
What is this DX10 that you speak of?
DX10 is DirectX 10. It is the next generation of shader modules for games and such. It is ONLY available in Vista. It will not be available for XP at all.

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My Vote goes to Vista. Since i have used it since Beta 1 back in July of 2005 i have seen it come a far way. Not that it is final it does have a couple of bugs but overall i think it is a step ahead of XP. Plus i have no problem running anything on it.
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I vote for Windows XP Pro. If you get it without service packs, it runs really fast, about as fast as 2000.

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