View Poll Results: which is the best os

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  • OS X

    71 5.57%
  • Windows XP-64

    90 7.06%
  • Windows 2003 Server

    70 5.49%
  • Windows XP Home / Pro

    530 41.57%
  • Windows 7

    245 19.22%
  • Linux (all versions)

    224 17.57%
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server

    43 3.37%
  • Microsoft Vista X64

    135 10.59%
  • Microsoft Vista Ultimate

    169 13.25%
  • Microsoft Vista Home Premium

    44 3.45%
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Thread: The New "Best OS" Poll

  1. #1
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    The New "Best OS" Poll

    Members can vote multiple times.

    I currently use 2000 pro, Xp Pro, and Vista Ultimate. Ubuntu 7.10 for my laptop

    Xp pro until Vista proves me otherwise.


    Old OS poll can be found here:

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=24


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    Of all the ones I've used, XP pro
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    XP Pro with a few tweaks is fine with me

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    As I posted in the last poll Win XP Pro sp2 works fine for me.
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    -= Intel QX6700 2660 MHz OC 3.2 GHz =-
    -= Asus Striker Extreme nVidia nForce 680i SLI =-
    -= PDP Patriot Dual XBLK 2x 1GB DDR2 1 GHz CL4 =-
    -= EVGA GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB KO ACS3 =-
    -= Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty =-
    -= WD Raptor X 150 GB 16MB SATA =-
    -= 2xSeagate 320 GB Barracuda 16MB SATAII =-
    -= CoolerMaster Stacker 830 Black =-
    -= Topower TOP-1000P10 U12 EZ =-
    -= Logitech G15 =-
    -= Razer Copperhead Laser 2000 DPI Blue =-
    -= Logitech Z-5500 THX =-
    -= Dell 2407 WFP UltraSharp =-
    -= Windows XP Pro SP2 =-

    Sorry for my bad English. I'll try to improve.

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    OpenBSD is the OS for me
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    Solaris 10 wasn't too bad, but netbsd and slax still have my heart
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    I like XP pro the best

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    I've used XP Pro religously, but I'm trying to learn linux now and Ubuntu is very user friendly. They both get my votes.
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    I currently use 2000 pro, Xp Pro, and Vista Ultimate.

    Xp pro until Vista proves me otherwise.
    I only switched to XP in 2004/2005 (by then SP2 build 2600 was out), till then 2k was a better alternative for me, so I'll do the same thing whit Vista or other OS, cause I'm not M$ Beta tester whit a commercial OS like Vista (same as I wasn't with XP) .

    PS.They should pay you guys for testing Vista, not the other way around.

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    Were is MacOS X?

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    Diff systems for diff needs:

    XP pro for laptop/"must work for business apps"
    Vista for the cutting edge
    XP home for the spouse

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    Quote Originally Posted by XSAlliN
    Were is MacOS X?

    MacOS X added.


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    Perhaps think about changing the title? I'm using Vista Business currently, but don't feel enthusiastic enough to call it or any other OS for that matter "the best."

    Maybe a more neutral, "What OS(es)" do you run on your main rig?

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    WinXP Pro is my favorite version of Windows (I tried Win2K, but XP feels more stable to me, as unlikely as that sounds), however Linux is still my favorite OS for daily use (despite some of the problems ATi's Linux drivers have), and BSD is just lovely <3

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    Well I use XP MCE, but I consider it XP Pro.

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    Why pay more for XP Pro? Home is cheaper and the only functionality missing is the ability to attach to a Domain.

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    What happened with 2003 ?

    EDIT: My vote went for Windows 2003 server
    Last edited by Clint; 03-10-2007 at 11:19 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodandsoil View Post
    Why pay more for XP Pro? Home is cheaper and the only functionality missing is the ability to attach to a Domain.
    WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    GROUP POLICY! GROUP POLICY! GROUP POLICY!

    Repeat after me: Group Policy is awesome, and a must-have for windows security.

    BTW, I noticed that Linux is officially more popular than all Windows Vista Editions combined.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodandsoil View Post
    Why pay more for XP Pro? Home is cheaper and the only functionality missing is the ability to attach to a Domain.
    BUY?! What are you smoking? Me, Microsoft's biggest hater, actually BUY Windows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    What happened with 2003 ?
    added.

    please let me know if I need to add a vote.


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    xp pro is the , when dx 10 catches on, vista ultimate will be the

    right now i multi boot, xp, vista, os x, dreamlinux

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    Me too I boot to either XP Pro or Vista Ultimate..I like the new look of Vista But performance...XP wins hands down...

    XP Vista
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    http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=1492152
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    XP pr for now...vista in a year and 1/2
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    Ubuntu thanks. It doesn't require a complete reinstall everytime I slip a new mobo/cpu combo into a rig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D_A View Post
    Ubuntu thanks. It doesn't require a complete reinstall everytime I slip a new mobo/cpu combo into a rig.
    Not acctually the case in windows either although you prolly should. To get gaming quickly (when i upgraded from athlon xp, nf2, 9700pro to opteron 144, sapphire a9-pirx480, x1900 pro) i played it lazy and uninstalled all mobo drivers and graphics card drivers swapped the hardware. Surprizingly windows did not the bed!
    I'm going to wait to answer this poll till I beta test xs os v3 cause i've got high hopes, and because the xp installer makes me to angry to vote for it.
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