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2 years ago#31
daemon_dan posted...
Game compatibility can be a headache on 8 sometimes.


Such as?
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2 years ago#33
Snuckie7 posted...
daemon_dan posted...
Game compatibility can be a headache on 8 sometimes.


Such as?


The installer for GFWL that comes with some games is incompatible with Windows 8. You have to download a newer version from the website, without anything telling you to.

The Walking Dead and some other games have 360 controller incompatibility on 8.

Bethesda games are giving me and some other issues where for some reason it keeps going to windowed when set to fullscreen.
2 years ago#34
I got around 5 to 10 fps mor in far cry 3. I was happy.
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2 years ago#35
macmahon187 posted...
I got around 5 to 10 fps mor in far cry 3. I was happy.


Uh ^more^
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2 years ago#36
macmahon187 posted...
macmahon187 posted...
I got around 5 to 10 fps mor in far cry 3. I was happy.


Uh ^more^


You can edit GFAQs posts now.

As for the original question, W8 is fine, just get classic shell.
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2 years ago#37
Snuckie7 posted...
daemon_dan posted...
Game compatibility can be a headache on 8 sometimes.


Such as?


A lot of older games don't work well in Win8, even in compatibility mode. At least they didn't when I tried them. That's why I dual boot.
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2 years ago#38
ThePCElitist posted...
wildog2006 posted...
ThePCElitist posted...
I hate Windows 8 period so I have nothing positive to say about its gaming performance.


All I hear is "I am unable to adapt to change! I hate things that are unfamiliar to me!".


It takes longer to do things.


Not really. You just didn't take the time to learn how to use it more efficiently.
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2 years ago#39
Windows 8 + StartIsBack (or any other program that gets rid of the Metro and brings back the start menu) = win
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2 years ago#40
ben_not_benny posted...
Windows 8 + StartIsBack (or any other program that gets rid of the Metro and brings back the start menu) = win


That's not win. The metro interface is irrefutably better than the start menu of old. Honestly don't see how people can try and argue this point.
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