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Windows 7: Best Windows 7 Edition for my PC


07 Feb 2013   #1
Naheed

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Best Windows 7 Edition for my PC

Hi,

I got a used IBM pc from my uncle as a gift. It has a pentium 4 2.80Ghz processor and 1.50Gb of RAM. And for the OS it has Windows 7 Enterprise. But I kind of find it low in performance. What is the best edition I can install in this PC? Please suggest..

Thanks


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07 Feb 2013   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Naheed View Post
Hi,

I got a used IBM pc from my uncle as a gift. It has a pentium 4 2.80Ghz processor and 1.50Gb of RAM. And for the OS it has Windows 7 Enterprise. But I kind of find it low in performance. What is the best edition I can install in this PC? Please suggest..

Thanks
You state that it's an IBM in the post and your system specs has it as a Dell. Which is it? Visit the following site and follow the instructions;

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07 Feb 2013   #3
Naheed

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well its a IBM. I am posting the screenshot of sysinfo.


http://s7.**************/5op0ijkh7/sysinfo.jpg
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07 Feb 2013   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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To better help us to help you would you please add your systems specs? Here's how:SystemInfo See Your System Specs Under System Manufacturer/Model Number add whether it is a desktop or laptop and whether self built. Very important

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Welcome to Seven forums.

We'll need to know which p4 your have, some were 64bit capable.
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07 Feb 2013   #5
Naheed

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I have attached the image as per the guides. it is a desktop computer.


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07 Feb 2013   #6
Naheed

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Model number is IBM WQM 8187.
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07 Feb 2013   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

You can try 7 Home Premium, but honestly, you should just put XP Pro on it. You will get the best performance out of it with that CPU and that amount of ram. Your FSB is only 533 MHz.

I have a Dell 4550 with these exact specs with 2 Gigs of ram and a QuadroFX 1150 card, it is not worth wasting your time or money putting Windows 7 on it.

According to this, you can max it out to 4 Gigs. If you do that and get a good video card for it then you could install W7 HP 32 Bit.

http://www.memorystock.com/memory/IB...reM508187.html

Does it have a slot for a video card ? And what type ? Probably a low profile pci or agp. Can`t tell from this info.

http://www.superwarehouse.com/IBM_Th...8734U/p/380072
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07 Feb 2013   #8
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

It does not matter which edition of Windows 7 you install on it. They are all the same and the same level of performance. The only difference is additional features, features that have no impact on performance.
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07 Feb 2013   #9
AdrianRon

Win 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Firstly - why wud anyone get a P4 in this time when its already obsolete. - just asking. Yes best advice like addram said put XP on it and maybe upgrade ur ram to maximum cpacity. Check how much ram ur motherboard supports and make sure u get the proper ram for it- dont think it can take the new DDR3 onwards for it.
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08 Feb 2013   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

@AdrianRon

The pc was a gift from his uncle. I`m sure it`s not brand new.

Please take the time to read the entire post b4 replying.

All the specs are in my post.
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