Originally Posted by Sora
Not to bring back this topic but actually yes it does. Vista is a resource hog compared to XP and uses more memory and more CPU power to run things....it would game a good bit better on Xp than vista. However laptop's are usually work related and gaming on the side so Vista isn't a "bad" idea for a laptop as long as you are willing to take a performance hit.
ya just wait till sp1, theyre supposedly reducing cpu and mem resource usage by more than 50%. I'll wait to see that before I believe it though.