IS Windows2000 faster than XP???

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by jabbermacy, Jul 1, 2002.

  1. jabbermacy

    jabbermacy Guest

    I had to setup Win2000 on my XP machine (1800+/1gig RAM) to run a few older CAD programs. Well, it took 30min to install and another HOUR to use Windows update (!!!)

    The system works GREAT - no issues, BUT I noticed right off the bat that a couple programs that I installed to run on both Win2k and XP seem to run SIGNIFICANTLY faster on Windows2000!! One of the 3D applications seems MUCH more responsive under Windows2000.

    I don't have a ton of junk running 'behind the scenes' on the XP side, so what could cause the difference?? I'm going to restage XP once service pack 1 is released so I plan on some serious investigation.

    Any ideas/comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. 1timemember

    1timemember Guest

    ^ there goes your problem. Some 3D card & 3D software don't work very well with XP.
    Try upgrading your graphic card. That's what I'm going to do tomoro :-D
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    also the way XP is built... the more you use a program the faster it gets..

    I had vid driver problems with XP... and everything seemed faster in win2k but no more... I can tell you this much... at least my desktop looks sexier now :)
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    :cool:
     
  5. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    is that true ?

    what happens if you keep on formatting ???
     
  6. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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  7. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    nobody has answered me yet ???
     
  8. Cosmin

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    Your system will run just fine under XP , mine simmilar ..
     
  9. B~B

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    The sys admin at my job says 2000 is faster but I've done the same memory tweaks to both systems and can't tell a diff. My home PC is a little faster though.