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Windows XP and High-End systems...

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January 10, 2009 2:49:07 PM

I heard that windows xp performance with high-end system (I mean, a quad-core processor) is very poor compared to windows vista... is that true?? and I read that just the professional edition support dual-core processors... is that true?? and does it support a quad-core processor??
January 11, 2009 4:03:06 AM

I'm dual booting between WinXP Pro 32 and Vista 64 Home Premium, with a quad core CPU, and 4G of system memory.

WinXP hasn't had the first problem doing anything I've thrown at it to do and I haven't had to disable any cores to do it, WinXP has done some of the fastest DVD ripping to hardrive I've ever seen with the quad core CPU.
January 13, 2009 1:57:12 PM

XP pro is limited to 2 physical CPUs = dual socket motherboard. XP will handle quad cores just fine.
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