How to choose an edition of Windows Vista

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How to choose an edition of Windows Vista

Post by Derek » Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:01 pm

VIA Arena has created a chart and article that explains the differences between different versions of Windows Vista in order to help you choose the version to best suit your needs.

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Post by InactiveX » Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:59 pm

Does anyone know if SMP will be disabled in any of the versions of Vista?
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Post by PDR60 » Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:55 pm

You know, after reading all the differences and looking at what I would get, I think I'll stick with XP Pro for the wifes system. I, on the other hand have seen no reason to convert back to anything MS for myself. I've been using linux only for about three years now and since I switched to Kubuntu I just couldn't be happier. I have a new Dell E1705 and it runs 6.1 just great. I play my games and I just don't see too much need for MS. Now that XP is mature and finally running well I won't be switching to Vista for the wifes machine.

The thing is, I think there is a ton of folks out there like me. I don't have any Directx 10 games as none have been released yet. It will be some time before I will have to have that kind of support. Besides all the good work that Transgaming has done will no doubt continue and I would imagine I'll be covered on that too. So why bother with mega bucks to have MS......

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Post by InactiveX » Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:09 pm

If your into pro audio work, there are really only two OS options: Windows and MacOS.

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Post by Jordan » Tue Dec 05, 2006 12:56 am

Vista looks promising, but like many others I won't be making the switch for a long time. Unless, of course, I buy a new PC that comes with it. Windows XP suits all my needs at present.

I still think it's strange that they offer so many different versions of it. At least it's not the 17+ from a year ago!
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