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Vista home premium 64 bit or XP 64 bit

by Aragorn37 / August 10, 2008 7:37 AM PDT

I have been used to the original Xp for years now. I recently bought a new Gateway DX4200 with a Phenom quad-core 64 bit CPU. My question is would I be ahead on speed for gaming to switch back the preinstalled Vista premium to the 64 bit version of XP?

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xp 64 bit does not have the wide driver support of vista 64
by ramarc / August 10, 2008 8:01 AM PDT

and xp 64 bit is officially end-of-life. it's a big step back.

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Vista 64.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 10, 2008 8:06 AM PDT

If all your gear has Vista 64 support that's going to give you about a 2 percent boost just from that move.

I can write that going to XP 64 will be rough to impossible for most.
Bob

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