Windows XP or Vista Tags: CPUs Gaming Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: July 27, 2009 7:56 PM in CPUs Share neroir July 27, 2009 9:52:34 AM I've just bought a new QuadCore9550. What SO should I install? Vista64 or XP64? The system will be used mainly for gaming purposes More about : windows vista englandr753 a b à CPUs July 27, 2009 10:23:33 AM Your question should be Vista or Windows 7. Do you have XP apps (not games) that you need to be able to use? If so, windows 7 has virtual XP mode built in where Vista doesnt. Forget XP. No support for XP in the near future and going Windows 7 will pave the way for direct x 11 capabilites for your gaming needs in the future provide you get a direct x 11 video card as well. xaira a b à CPUs July 27, 2009 1:26:08 PM if ur asking the question, then ud better be safe and go with xp, win 7 is comming out soon and ull be alot more comfortable with that than vista Related resources windows vista or xp - Forum does windows vista run as well as windows xp - Forum Looking for an Ethernet Driver for Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), XP - ThinkCentre A57e (type 6306 - Forum changing OS from windows vista to xp - Forum Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, etc etc etc.... Rant - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nahid08 July 27, 2009 2:20:57 PM I have already found that some shops are selling Windows 7 with Crack. What about those W 7? Did not it come out very early ! xaira a b à CPUs July 27, 2009 7:46:59 PM dont buy cracked windows wait for msoft to release it, or wait for a retail or oem crack elmo2006 July 27, 2009 7:53:00 PM Stick with your current OS, if not go with Vista SP1 x64, then decide to switch to Windows 7 x64. I'm sure you don't want to be waiting around for the next 3 to 4 months for an OS to be released. Dat's what I say. Helloworld_98 July 27, 2009 7:56:47 PM ^ SP2 is out so it might be better if he sticks with vista64 SP2. and then wait for all the kinks to be taken out of win7 x64 and get that. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Reinstall has Windows XP but should be Vista Forum SolvedDo I need vista/xp to use windows 7? Forum how do I play game on windows 8.1 that requires XP or Vista Forum I having having an annoying problem with computer shutting off at the windows splash screen i have tried windows xp vista and Forum SolvedWindows xp/vista drivers on W7? Forum Evening.I need to be able to use software windows xp or vista on my windows 7 home premimum. Is there a download for compatibi Forum Windows 7 VS 8 VS 8.1 and Vista plus XP Forum SolvedXp64, vista 64 and windows 7 comparison Forum SolvedWindows Vista Pro to Windows 7 with XP tool? Forum windows vista XP keeps freezing and wont load Forum I wasn't able to get on to the internet after downgrading from windows vista to XP SP2.. I have Forum OLD MB - Can I use XP or Vista MB Drivers in Windows 7? Forum How to delete XP from a Windows 7 PC - W7 replaced Vista Forum Benifits of using microsoft windows 7 operating system over xp and vista Forum Windows vista to Windows Xp, now no sound Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !