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Discussion in 'General Software' started by PyroInc, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. PyroInc New Member

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    Hey fellas,

    what do you guys think should I upgrade from windows xp to vista. I here that the graphics with directx 10 are freakin amazing (yea I know I gotta wait for games that use it). Any input is good.:cool:
     
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    not only graphics in games.windows vista is built on dx 10 so if you have a dx10 card it will look better
     
  3. PyroInc New Member

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    I just traded in my 7900 gtx oc's for a bfg tech 8800 gtx so that's pretty much the main reason that I'm thinking of doing it
     
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    do you think that transfering over all my files is going to be a pain in the ass or is vista supposed to make the change easy?
     
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    its supposed to make it easy with the new file transfer wizard....are you going to format and do a clean install?
     
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    well I didn't want to format cuz then I'm going to have to find all my crap everywhere and back it up
     
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    i would rather do a clean install of vista...im afraid if it just an upgrade its gonna muck something up and im gonna have to format anyways
     
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    Ditto, then you know its running properly.
     
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    I also plan on getting Vista. I plan on doing a fresh install of Vista when I get it. I did do an upgrade of Beta2 on a NF2 system I had, it worked fine. I agree, and figure it best though to format and fresh install with the retail release.

    Best of luck to us future owners of Vista! :)
     
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    If you'd use the search function you would find various topics about this issue. I would say don't bother with Vista for the first few months.
     
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    Has anyone seen the pre Vista deal(s) on the net out there now? When you buy various versions of the XP oem OS, they come with express upgrade coupons to redeam for the various versions of Vista upgrade. For most of the coupons it seem like it will end up costing approx. $150-$160 for the whole deal, XP oem and the Vista upgrade. That seems like a real good deal to me. :cool:
     
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    the dam stats on directx 10 are calling for me to upgrade already. I have so much crap on my hardrives, oh well I guess I'll start sorting.
     
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    Have You Ran The Vista Upgrade Advisor?
     
  14. PyroInc New Member

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    not yet. that's on there site right?... oh never mind found it hummm... no conflicts
     
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