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My question was "which version of Vista". There is: home, ultimate, 32-bit, and 64-bit. I want to get the version that you guys recommend. ThanksDick ReaMCA 372

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Get Ultimate 32-Bit, (2GB or 4GB is irrelevant) you need to consider what you want to use it for. 64-Bit only benefits you ONLY IF you are running 64-Bit programs or need to access LARGE amounts of RAM (as in virtualization environments or server envirnonments).Other than that, every single credible test has shown that 64-bit is often times SLOWER on 32-bit applications that 32-bit and there is absolutely no advantage to using 64-bit with 32-bit programs(even with the "it just feels faster" crowd...) since it runs them in 32-bit emulation mode. Not to mention the lack of drivers in some cases, incompatibilities with many programs, etc.There is simply no advantage to desktop users for Vista 64-Bit at all.Regards,Mike T.

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>My question was "which version of Vista". There is: home,>ultimate, 32-bit, and 64-bit. I want to get the version that>you guys recommend. ThanksI agree with Jim... none of them. Windows XP is your friend.EwingKATLAlcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a store, not a government agency.MSI K8N Neo2 PlatinumAMD Opteron 185 2.6 Ghz Dual Core2GB Kingston HyperX (2X1GB) Dual Channel DDR 2-3-2-6 @ 1TXFX nVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS 256MB DDR3 AGPSound Blaster Audigy LSSilverStone Decathlon 750W +12v@60A +5v@30AFS9 on WinXPPro (SP1)

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I run FS9 without any major problems with Vista Ultimate, but cant see any major differnce between any other version of Vista.

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I'm running FS9 on Vista Home Premium with no problems once I figured it all out. (That'll prolly jinx me...) XP and Vista framerates are neck and neck as far as I'm concerned (I am dual-boot). I will be scavenging the XP hard disk space one of these days. I haven't used XP for anything except framerate comparisons since January. FSX does run a little better on Vista than XP on my system.dolph

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