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Old 07-05-2009, 11:33 AM   #1
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Default Should I go to windows 7? NEED HELP PLEASE (UPDATED)

Well I have been on XP forever and never even wanted to think about trying vista from what I heard about it, but I heard the 7 beta is better than vista. I am a gamer I play bf2 css cod4 stuff like that... are these games going to have problems running?

I wanna get the 64Bit version because I wanna get full use out of my RAM.

So should I upgrade?
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Old 07-05-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

not the best idea. it will probably not work with all your hardware(drivers and whatnot) if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:05 PM   #3
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

there won't be a choice when support for xp finishes it will be a choice between vista and windows 7
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:12 PM   #4
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

wait for full release of w7 to switch

on my windows 7 pc's games play fine (bf2142, guild wars)
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Old 07-05-2009, 01:02 PM   #5
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

if that's all you wish to do, i guess upgrading is not a bad idea but those folks who run tons of applications and do some work on their computer should wait a long time before upgrading to windows 7. I love xp because everything just works fine on it.
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

With the system in your sig, Windows 7 will run very nicely and your games will be very happy for it. It takes up less resources than Vista 64-bit and will better utilize your 4GB of memory.
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Old 07-05-2009, 03:06 PM   #7
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

im getting pretty mixed responses... I guess Ill give it a shot, if it doesnt suit my needs ill go back to xp till 7 has been released... Ill post back when I get it installed
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Old 07-05-2009, 03:19 PM   #8
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Get Windows 7.
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Old 07-05-2009, 04:36 PM   #9
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

Im not a gamer so cant comment on that, ive got windows 7 on a virtual machine on my mac and im well impressed. I havent had a single issue with it so far, it seems really stable, so if your after a stable OS then get it, cant comment on gaming tho.
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Default Re: Should I go to windows 7?

Win7 has been great so far. Very stable. The only game that I've had issues with is the Aion beta. But I can't complain because I didn't expect 2 betas to play together nicely.
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