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04-13-2001, 09:28 PM
Is anyone actually thinking about upgrading? WinXP is starting to sound like a joke,what do you think?
04-13-2001, 09:57 PM
Originally posted on News Board
bundled with an MP3 ripper...
limit the fidelity of those resulting MP3 files to just 56kbps
well if thats the only MP3 problem, then whats the big deal. I'll just use my copy of Audio catalyst like I did before.
Or is there more to the MP3 problem???
04-13-2001, 11:10 PM
From what I've seen so far, I'm sticking with W2K. I got XP Beta 2 last week but I haven't loaded it up yet, so my opinion may change. However, from what I've seen of Beta 1, it's pretty slow on a PIII 600 with 128MB of RAM - noticably slower than W2K on the same box.
I'm staying with Win2000.
04-13-2001, 11:58 PM
I forgot to mention in my post...no matter what the MP3 problems are..I also will stick with my copy of win2k
04-14-2001, 10:15 AM
I use WIN2k at work, but thats about it. I never installed in at home. Do you guys think win2k rocks for gamming??
04-14-2001, 12:54 PM
...no...I would not say it rocks for gaming. I dual boot, so I get the best of both worlds, but I find the access to teh CDs, video performance, and memory *performance* (not use) are about 70% of what I get in win98.
I dual boot so I keep all my multimedia/fonts/server extensions in win2k from poluting a good gaming experience (in win98).
Win2000 is just fine for games.
04-14-2001, 11:05 PM
I do all my gaming on W2K. I have no complaints.
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