Which OS to choose for pc gaming Tags: Homebuilt Gaming PC gaming Internet Systems Last response: October 27, 2012 7:21 PM in Systems Share Thatoli October 27, 2012 10:53:52 AM I need some advice on which OS to get for a gaming pc ,, the pc will only be used for gaming and browsing Internet occasionally More about : choose gaming Someone Somewhere a c 77 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 10:59:31 AM I'd go for OEM Win7 Home Premium x64. If you like Win8 then get that, but having downloaded and tried the Release Preview I hate it. Try it on a PC in a store first. mrdowntownkiller a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 11:20:18 AM i would say any of windows 7 editions will be great at gaming. about windows 8 i dont know what these guys was thinking when they made it :S Related resources Which OS is best for Gaming for my PC - Forum Can't Decide Which OS to Choose , please help! - Forum Which system would you choose for gaming ? (£600 Budget) - Forum choose card for gaming and HTPC in new PC build - Forum Amd Firepro w8000 vs Nvidia Quadro K5000 which one to choose - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Someone Somewhere a c 77 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 11:26:24 AM The Home Premium is cheaper though, and the only compromise is max 16GB RAM, which isn't a problem for most people. Make sure you get the 64-bit version (retail contains both though). mrdowntownkiller a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming October 27, 2012 12:18:45 PM yup BurritoBazooka October 27, 2012 12:32:17 PM Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, definitely. Some of the games companies have hinted at making games and platforms for Linux because they don't like Windows 8, but that's some way off. You definitely will not be at a disadvantage if you leave Windows 8 alone. CustomPc October 27, 2012 7:21:19 PM Windows 7 64Bit is the best thing out there atm for gaming I don advice windows 8 for gaming at all, make sure to get Windows7 64BIT Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum Please help me choose which build to go with! Forum Help me choose the parts for my gaming PC ? Forum Which OS platform for my gaming PC ? Forum I Need advice on which gaming system to choose Forum Which OS ? Forum Which OS ? Forum Which ram should i choose ? Forum CHOOSE BEST OS Forum Which to choose Forum $550 gaming rig including OS Forum Need advise of which best OS for gaming PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !