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Windows 7: upgrading

24 Jan 2012   #1
mjkearley2002

vista x64
 
 
upgrading

hi guys, i have windows 7 on my laptop i do like how it works, not on it to much mainly on my desktop that has vista. Now for the reason i am here.

I was wondering is it really worth it upgrading to win 7 from vista. because i have a little extra cash on me to buy it(not alot) lol, but i want it to be worth it.
I like playing games and i can run pretty much any thing on mid/max little problems here and there. run things like (swtor/wow/bf3/sr3) all on max.(but thats just on the graphic's card)

if it makes my system faster it maybe a staight buy there . just wondering what every one else would think. should i get it or not......and ty for you time. :)


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24 Jan 2012   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If money is an issue, I'd probably hold off for now. Vista had plenty of issues right away, but if you keep it and your drivers updated, you'll be fine.

Yes, Windows 7 runs better and more efficiently, but an upgrade would probably run you nearly $80-$100 USD.
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24 Jan 2012   #3
mjkearley2002

vista x64
 
 

100 not bad its ok, i was looking at the ultimate or what ever i cant afford that lol 300+ i can afford 140-150 (got to love a savings account)
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24 Jan 2012   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Chances are, unless you need some of the very specific features, you would be just fine with Home Premium.
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24 Jan 2012   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Make sure you need any features before you pay the extra for a higher version - most users don't.

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25 Jan 2012   #6
mjkearley2002

vista x64
 
 

hey ty for your advice, went out and got win 7 home premium. just got it installed, reformated my comp. to make sure she was nice and clean. and she is now and im happy it is alot faster than it was before. alt tabing seems to work alot better while playing games in full screen. also picked up a Naga. so im a really happy person right now. comp feels bran new. time to load it up full of useless stuff again like most ppl do haha once again ty i really enjoy it so far. :)
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25 Jan 2012   #7
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Remember to make a backup image, before loading too much stuff on it (just in case).
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25 Jan 2012   #8
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 

upgrading to win 7 from vista not correct. Its downgrade!
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