Hello, I do not think that XP sp3 is better then Win 7. But yes it is good enough for general uses. You can directly download XP sp3 from torrents or you can just upgrade if you are using XP sp1 or sp2.
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Minimum hardware requirements for Windows 7 Architecture 32-bit 64-bit Processor 1 GHz IA-32 processor 1 GHz x86-64 processor Memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB Graphics Card DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver model 1.0 (Not absolutely necessary; only required for Aero) HDD free space 16 GB of free disk space 20 GB of free disk space
If you have those requirments you can use windows 7