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Old March 29, 2007, 11:05 AM
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From articles Iíve read thereís no performance difference between xp 32 & xp 64 when playing BF2, it that true ? How about Vista,does it offer any gains in BF2 ?
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Old March 29, 2007, 12:08 PM
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If anything, there are performance hits running Vista due to immature drivers.
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Old March 29, 2007, 12:26 PM
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If anything, there are performance hits running Vista due to immature drivers.
Oh kool,glad I asked , but no difference between the two xp's gaming wise, right ?
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Old March 29, 2007, 01:22 PM
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I'm not sure, I don't think I know anybody who left XP 64bit on long enough to find out.... :)

Drivers for 64bit OS were pretty hard to come by. Not sure if that's improved much.
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A clanmate said that when he went from 64 to 32 he noticed a drop in performance when he played BF2142. He then went and reinstalled XP 64 bit and still runs it now because of that.
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Old August 10, 2007, 11:40 AM
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XP 64bit is pretty much dead and nobody will carry it as its a huge flop.

Vista 64bit is better but even its counterpart 32bit is still weak due to as said drivers.

Stick with XP for now if you want to game.
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XP 64bit is pretty much dead and nobody will carry it as its a huge flop.

Vista 64bit is better but even its counterpart 32bit is still weak due to as said drivers.

Stick with XP for now if you want to game.
I've been using XP x64 for about two years as my primary OS. It started off as a total disaster since there was one official experimental Radeon driver and practically no hardware support for about everything else save for what was bundled with the motherboard software disc. In the past year, Xp x64 has been quite good; good enough to be fully implemented without the aches and pains that were felt some years ago.

What impressed me the most was Megasoft's WoW64 middleware: 32-bit emulation was excellent with a real-world performance loss of less than 2 per cent.

Overall, I'm pretty happy. You probably should have stuck to it since the beginning. I was pretty delighted each time a new 64-bit driver was announced too
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IMO the best gaming OS is eXPriences " Tiny server 2003 - All Drivers" it is the fastest and best all around OS I have ever used , now if you are only use your PC for gaming and nothing else I would suggest eXPerinces Micro server 2003 - All Drivers, the current OS I am Using is "Windows-2003-eXPerience-Edition" I have tried so many OS and got very tired of XP problems and Vista slowing things down when I tried these OS's I never had any problems it has everything I need & never showed any weakness or instability as XP shows all the time ...micro2003 is fastest but doesn't have a lot of components I need...so it depends what you want to do with OS...peace!
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