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Old 01-29-2008, 08:28 PM   #1
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Hey,

I am looking to upgrade this:
-AMD 4200+ X2
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-2GB (2x1GB) DDR2 RAM

To Windows Vista OEM. However, I am trying to decide between Premium and Basic. I saw that you can enable Aero on Basic, but what would you recommend? The thing is, a computer store I know is offering Vista Basic OEM for $49.99.

Suggestions?
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:31 PM   #2
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that would be a useable system. do you plan to game a lot on it?
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:35 PM   #3
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Get Home Premium. Basic is missing a lot of features. Look at a comparison here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista_editions
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:37 PM   #4
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home premium. the difference between basic and premium is huge.
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:43 PM   #5
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Default Re: What Do You Reccomend?

Thanks, but it seems to me, besides aero (which I can enable), the only other big feature I am missing would be Media Center which I don't think I would be using.
Also, I plan to game on it.
One other thing, 32-Bit can handle up to 4GB memory right?
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yea actually you can have more but just doesnt show up, programs will probably allocate and find all the memory though
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Old 01-29-2008, 09:02 PM   #7
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for the 50 dollers i would just get the basic version thats fairly cheap.
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