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Can I run vista?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by -1nf1n1ty-, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. -1nf1n1ty-

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    I'm thinking of putting vista on my PC but I need to know if it will run without hiccups so heres what I have:

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ AM2
    ATI HD 2900XT 512MB
    3GB RAM-2x512 ; 2x 1 GB
    not sure what else I need to know, or HAVE to have but could someone tell me so I can install vista this weekend? thanks

    rest of my specs are in my system specs thing
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    edit: also which version is the best that I can run?
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Oh yeah, you are FINE for Vista.
     
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    Think I can run it without hiccups? and which version, ultimate,business, etc?
     
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    Yeah, without hiccups, no problem at all. Any version will do, I am personally going with Home Premium, but ultimate has the most features.
     
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    thats freakin great thanks, btw think my motherboard can support a phenom(christmas present) or is there an update for it?

    edit: I dont want to buy a new board and Im waiting till they make something so I can use crossfire on a sli board
     
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    I suppose so but if you took that much time to actually go back and just post what I said from 07-31-2007...then your just fucking stupid....guess no one can joke...in this forum......ever
     
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    thanks for the help, and for the "lol" fuck off?
     
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    I just love how ppl bash MS just to look cool with the in-crowd, then they sell out their beliefs.
     
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    Cool it people.
     
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    Yeah I hate MS I fucking hate it with a fucking passion.....but what else am I going to use? MS makes a program thats easy to use......I may say bad things about vista but didnt you ever stop to think I was doing it so I can have DX10?
     
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    No problem man. I am fixing to make the move too, I want DX10 and XP is getting old anyway.
     
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    Amen man, I just tried Ubuntu, I was not pleased, XP is back on my hard drive.
     
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    So, you hate MS with a passion, you hate Windows, but you like Windows because it's easy to use and better than the competition - but you hate Vista, but you want to buy Vista...
     
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    go for the ultimate the "windows dreamscene content" is something that i like the most!

    p.s. both they have the same useless programs(plus some extra for ultimate)....
     
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    I just havent switched to vista yet cause I haven't any clue on how it will perform on my pc and now that I know Ill do it this weekend probably ultimate then gotta wait for my phenom then going to buy another 2900xt and wait for a program fro crossfire on sli or something if not then Ill get a new board
     
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    lol did you join this forum just to defend MS? can I not make my own opinions about something?like I said what else am I going to use other then MS? also why do you care so damn much? its like I cant have a change of mind
     
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    BTW, on your current setup with the 4200, Vista will run like a champ. I just think people shouldn't hate things if they don't really hate them.
     
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    Yup you should not have a problem. How ever you might wnt to check for support for all your hardware.. As for the un wanted lol just ignore him best thing to do.
     
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    His question has been answered, and this thread is just going to devolve into pettiness. Lol, your comment was unacceptable and you have only succeeded in creating a problem. You're extremely close to being banned. There is typically a zero tolerance for people who join just to cause problems. This is your final warning.

    When I ask for people to drop a subject I would prefer it if they did, than I wouldn't have to close threads.
     
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    I consider my posts to have been invaluable. It will encourage ppl to think before they slam something. It's like Algore preaching Global Warming, but he flies around on his Private Jet and uses 10 times the area's average amount of electricity at his home. If you really believe something, and preach what you believe, do what you preach or you'll look like a chumpette.
     
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    Re-opened. Lol is gone, so everybody please behave. I don't want to come back to this :) .

    -Thanks
     

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