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#1 Nemo

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 03:43 AM

OCC takes on Windows 7 Beta - http://www.overclock...ndows_7_review/

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 09:10 AM

Nice Review guys, makes me excited to try playing around with it.

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 11:44 AM

Nice Review :thumbs-up:

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 12:01 PM

Nice except I had more RAM usage in Vista with all shut down that I do in seven with all programs shut down. Prob just switch from 64Bit Vista to 32Bit Seven, Oh well, I'm happy!

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:04 PM

I love Vista, just keep up with it's ram appetite and it will treat you right. I haven't had one issue with this, Vista Ultimate 64 bit FTW!!

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:24 PM

Anyone know where to get the 64bit iso? I downloaded it from M$ when they were allowing public downloads but I forgot to backup the iso before I formatted the drive it was on. I still have my beta key.

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 07:53 PM

Anyone know where to get the 64bit iso? I downloaded it from M$ when they were allowing public downloads but I forgot to backup the iso before I formatted the drive it was on. I still have my beta key.

My understanding is that it's not legally available for download anymore.
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Posted 24 February 2009 - 08:03 PM

My understanding is that it's not legally available for download anymore.

really, I'll gladly upload my 64bit iso to my megaupload account if anyone needs it

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 12:20 AM

Not to be the one to double post but I installed Windows 7 finally and am SOOOO glad I did. I love this operating system, everything runs just as good as Vista does (with the exception of fighting to get Firefox to install and learning the new surroundings) but other than that this is now my permanent OS, until they cut off us Beta Testers that is. I have to try gaming on it and see how that goes.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 11:41 AM

I just dont understand why Microsoft seems to think that paying for something such as Vista or even now Windows 7 is a worthwhile venture? Let me explain. After XP, we are paying for an OS that doesnt really outperform the previous OS. People love XP for what it is, in a word Unobtrusive, gets the job done, no hassles. Vista/Windows7 on the other hand comes with a new price tag, a significantly larger foot print, and has to run on Newer Hardware. Why is it that the OS requires more and newer Hardware Resources and gives relatively the same performance of its predecesor?? Who wants to pay for a car that is basically the same as the one you bought four years ago, gets worse gas mileage, and will cost you more than you paid for your origional car? Because, as the testor here says, its fun to use?? Give me a break, excuse me, FUN?? Is a handsaw fun? Is an electric drill fun?? It should be easy, unobtrusive, use less resources, and cost less and not made for the Newb, Computer Neophyte.
Lets face it. Computers are, basically, for the average user, 20 years old now. The majority of users out there will not be using a computer for the first time. Those days are over. So why make the OS work as if its made for someone with absolutely no knowledge and an IQ of 70?
Who wants to pay $150 per copy for something like this?? Because its fun? hahaha, hahahahahah.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 12:13 PM

Actually quite a lot of things have changed from XP to Vista. It's just a lot of those changes are behind the seens and under the hood and most people don't realize they have been changed or know they exists.

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 03:38 PM

Who wants to pay $150 per copy for something like this??

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