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  • pc question

    I work in a design firm that houses pc's only. We're looking to upgrade our os from 98 to either 2000 or xp. Does anyone out there have any feedback on what would be a better fit for our print workflow?

  • #2
    NEW IMAC G5! It's the only logical choice man. $1299.00 comes with a 17' monitor and a 1.6Ghz G5 processor. Once power cord, no extra cables (nothing) and only weighs 17lbs. Does anybody understand me?!!!


    Sorry Gumbo it's the excitement, welcome to the GDF!


    Graphic Design Heroes! Call me Captain Type Caster. I’ve fought off “The Evil Cosmic Sans” for year but it seems “Dr. Extreme Untalent” keeps bringing him back. I must find a way to defeat this evil creature.

    Capt. Creative bring me those comps…

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    • #3
      I hear you buddy. Just got a G4 powerbook not too long ago...love it at home. PC at work though...

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      • #4
        I worked for a printing company that predominantly used pcs. (It's ok, benjo... they had ONE mac)
        They used Windows XP and didn't seem to have any trouble with it.


        Oh, and welcome to the GDF!

        You know what are neat? Sheep. Because they're wooly, and if you pick them up, they scream!
        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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        • #5
          Thank you.

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          • #6
            Okay let me get back to normal here. XP is stable but go with XP pro. In an office enviroment you shouldn't consider regualr XP.


            Graphic Design Heroes! Call me Captain Type Caster. I’ve fought off “The Evil Cosmic Sans” for year but it seems “Dr. Extreme Untalent” keeps bringing him back. I must find a way to defeat this evil creature.

            Capt. Creative bring me those comps…

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            • #7
              XP Pro for sure. Never had a problem with it myself and it has some added useful features over 2000.

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              • #8
                XP pro here too man, great OS!!


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                • #9
                  xp's great!! im rly happy with it.. using cs with it.. is great
                  g'luk

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                  • #10
                    Definately XP. 2000 is good, but XP is better.



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                    • #11
                      Thank you all for your inciteful help. Looks like you all helped me convince my boss that XP Pro was the way to go. Thanks again...glad I found you all.

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                      • #12
                        Congrats on convincing your boss! Stick around and keep posting. I know I've learned a lot here... I'm sure you will too!

                        You know what are neat? Sheep. Because they're wooly, and if you pick them up, they scream!
                        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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