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    SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/7714080.stm

    12 seconds in, a SCAN 3XS system.

    (Yes I am utterly bored at work)

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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Only crashed once, wow!

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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

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    Only crashed once, wow!
    And the dragging gadgets around....you can already do it on Vista
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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    IM so bored i noticed his mistake, cpu bar to see "how much performance the cpu is using" You cant use that, its "how much load is on the cpu" you dont get more preformance from putting load.

    Looks like vista, if it is better with games ill get it cos crysis ran so bad on vista >.<.
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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbouk View Post
    Only crashed once, wow!
    Crashed twice technically, once when he was setting up which we didnt see and once when demonstrating

    Looks very much like vista still, yet looks faster..could this be the XP killer?
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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    Looks very much like vista still, yet looks faster..could this be the XP killer?
    Could be, for those that haven't already switched

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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Oooo...people more interested in the actual windows 7 article...I was more interested in the SCAN 3XS system

    So far, nothing in Windows 7 strikes me as a need. I'll upgrade OS as and when I need to.

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    Looks very much like vista still, yet looks faster..could this be the XP killer?
    Vista has already killed XP.
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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    Looks very much like vista still, yet looks faster..
    The could be the top end machine they are using to make it look fast... trying it on a £400 laptop..

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    Vista has already killed XP.
    My copy doesn't seem very dead. Or all the copies we use at work...
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    My copy doesn't seem very dead. Or all the copies we use at work...
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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbouk View Post
    The could be the top end machine they are using to make it look fast... trying it on a £400 laptop..
    It is it's the Core i7 X58 system

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    Quote Originally Posted by moogle View Post
    Could be, for those that haven't already switched
    That be me, didn't see the need, nor want to switch, so didn't/ haven't.

    Vista has already killed XP.
    How do you work this out?

    I know loads of people that have tried Vista and gone back to XP, there are also plenty of companies out there still running XP due to the costs that would be incured to upgrade current PC's to run Vista.

    The could be the top end machine they are using to make it look fast... trying it on a £400 laptop..
    That could be the case, good point. However, am sure I have read somewhere that the OS has been redesigned to make it run a hell of a lot faster then XP and if I remember what I read correctly, close to the speed's XP offered, don't quote me on this though, can't remember for the life of me where I read it.

    One tweak I do know of in Windows 7 however, which I think I read here on HeXuS, the task bar, where as the old start bar had "physical" dividers between the clock and the quick launch, these are no longer there, so the bar looks as one, but the areas are seperated, but by little images.

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    So far, nothing in Windows 7 strikes me as a need. I'll upgrade OS as and when I need to.
    Same, if I need to upgrade I will, I don't have to, I won't. But I tried Vista, didn't like it, so will try Windows 7 is suspect.
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    I tried vista 64bit, liked it but it was alot more demanding in terms of ram(3x more, 1.5gb instead of 512mb) and since crysis warhead was barely playable on vista i went back to xp and guess what, the fps doubled.

    Vista is by no means a bad OS just not that great for gamers until games use DX10 effectively, will give windows 7 a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    How do you work this out?

    I know loads of people that have tried Vista and gone back to XP, there are also plenty of companies out there still running XP due to the costs that would be incured to upgrade current PC's to run Vista.
    and I know loads more people that wouldn't go back to XP if you paid them.....but that's still no justification for whether a product has replaced another.....

    Now, go buy a PC with Windows. What does it come with?

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    Re: SCAN cameo on BBC News Website

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post

    Now, go buy a PC with Windows. What does it come with?
    But isn't this more to do with laptop/ PC manufacturers having deals with companies in regards to which OS comes pre-installed?
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