[lanse] Re: Best OS for gaming

  • From: "Khan" <Khan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 18:46:28 +0100

I'd have to agree with Mike, Windows XP all the way. It is one of the
best OS I've ever used!!

Oh and as for stability, I've only ever had to install XP on my machine
once and its like a fresh install every boot up!

/me a XP fan ;)


Khan



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-----Original Message-----
From: list@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:list@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tim
Winyard
Sent: 17 April 2002 02:05
To: list@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [lanse] Re: Best OS for gaming


Windows 98 all the way :D


----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Knowles <Michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <lanse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 3:03 AM
Subject: [lanse] Re: Best OS for gaming


>
> XP definitely.  I've run both for gaming and XP leaves 2K in it's
wake.
>
> Incidentally, you may have issues with 2K's interrupt handling on
clone
> machines - I did, and the damn thing wouldn't stay stable for more
than 5
> mins.  Works fine with XP.
>
> Mike.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Green" <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <lanse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 10:34 PM
> Subject: [lanse] Best OS for gaming
>
>
> >
> > Hey all
> >
> > Well it has been very quiet on here so far, so here goes with the
first
> > post.
> >
> > I'm in the process of reinstalling all my machines here. I have
three
> > desktop PCs (two in my study and one downstairs) and my laptop. At
> > present these all run WinXP Pro, except for the laptop with runs
WinXP
> > Home. I also have three servers (1 file server, 2 games servers) all
> > running Win2K Server.
> >
> > The servers are staying as is, but for the desktop PCs I have the
choice
> > of Win98 2nd Edition, Win2k Pro or WinXP Pro. The trouble is I can't
> > decide which is the best for gaming. All three machines are used
> > extensively for gaming as I often run mini-LANs here at home (one is
a
> > dual P3 1Ghz, one is an AthlonXP 1800+, the third a Celeron 1Ghz.
The
> > laptop is a P3 933).
> >
> > So any suggestions on which I should go for and why? I've pretty
much
> > ruled out Win98 as I do think it is dire, and won't support dual
> > processor machines - but I have it there as an option. The real
choices
> > are 2K or XP, but I just can't make my mind up.
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>


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