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Old June 8, 2009, 03:01 PM
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Okay so basically I go buy soem DVD's and then burn the ISO onto the DVD and then once im done building my computer I install it?
Just so you know, ISO is an image so you cannot burn it as a data and if you did it will not work. Make sure to burn it as an image.

I have been running Win 7 in all my rigs and all I can say is it is a good OS. I never had a problem running any games, just finished Turning Point and playing Cryostasis right now. I am a little partial to 64-bit but ran into trouble with my laser printer driver so running 32-bit right now until I can chuck this printer away. Nonetheless, it is still good.
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Old June 11, 2009, 04:09 PM
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It fits on one DVD. Download power ISO to make it bootable. Do a clean install - it's worth it. Mass Effect works excellently on mine: win7 ultimate 64 bit. I just grabbed my fav game file and put it on a flash drive, then did the clean install, then re-installed Mass effect, then added in my fav game file, and it worked perfect. I'm buying win7 as soon as it comes out, I like it that much.
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Old June 11, 2009, 04:11 PM
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Hey punk zappa, does cryostasis work with ATI card well? I heard it does not? I hope it does, and then I will get that too!
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Old June 12, 2009, 09:10 AM
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I haven't had any issues with games on Win7 , much smoother than vista, alt-tabbing in out of games is the best I've ever seen. I get a free copy from work so naturally i'll be jumping on retail as soon as its out.

Also I noticed that during my last nvidia driver update NO reboot was needed! I was kind of shocked and double checked and confirmed the new driver was in fact in use, very cool.
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Looking forward to trying Windows 7 on my new rig
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I got Windows 7 RC build on my gaming rig, have not run into problems running any games so far, that includes The Punisher, Left4Dead, Mass Effect, Dawn of War 2, Hellgate London (lol).
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Old June 16, 2009, 07:39 PM
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I've actually been trying to make Win7 crash. Well, not trying too hard, but stuff like running Crysis while downloading - so far so good, the OS is stable as bedrock. I'm gonna buy it for sure.
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I'm going to have to try this out I guess. I havn't tried it yet. When is the date that it will stop working on?
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This is from the Windows 7 site:
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I've actually been trying to make Win7 crash. Well, not trying too hard, but stuff like running Crysis while downloading - so far so good, the OS is stable as bedrock. I'm gonna buy it for sure.
sorry...but whats so tough about that? i know you're not trying to hard, but it still sounds like a VERY normal operating to me...
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