Right maggots. ONE & ONLY rule of my post...... NO VISTA BASHING WILL BE TOLERATED If you have any negative thoughts please voice them in a suitable manner otherwise please keep them to yourselfs. thank you. ======== Its that time of year again when the XP on my main rig is starting to yap like a wounded dog - with the usual random freezing & BSOD's now n again which is sadly started to affect my games. namely CoD5:W@w which seems to hate my rig with a passion even though i have more then enough power to run the game. with that in mind - I could either: A) save money & stick with XP B) go for a 32/64bit Vista Home Premium. C) screw both & wait for Windows7 most the the apps/hardware i use already support or has vista support & also with the service packs Vista has really improved of the last 6-9months gone by. so there is really no reason for me to stick with XP or for that matter head over to Vista since all Vista offers is DX-10 which my graphics card supports. Ive already collected & built myself a Vista drivers & apps CD so that if i do decide to go vista i can have everything ready to go ASAP. Since Im no longer THAT worried about boot up times & Vista as most people say will 'speed up' once it commits all the programs u use regularly to memory. Im guessing Vista will work fine on my machine once it sorts itself out. what do you guys think?? will Vista be pretty nippy on my machine?? awaiting your thoughts.