November 28, 2012

Trying to decide. Need more information.


Alright, here goes.

I'm putting together a new machine, Phenom Quad Core, 8GB RAM, GT 520 Video Card.

I'm currently running XP Home and I play a LOT of games on Steam, etc.
However XP doesn't fully support my new setup, and finally gives me a reason to fully consider the switch to Linux.

I've looked around at Wine, PlayonLinux, etc.
So far the most positive sounding thing I've seen mentioned is a 'Windows VM'

Could someone give more information about that?
Will that eliminate the compatibility issues with Linux towards the games?
Will that allow my system to utilize the full RAM and processor power available, which XP itself simply will not?

Any other useful information would also be appreciated, thank you.

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