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2 years ago#1
Building my first comp soon, need help deciding for os - Results (200 votes)
windows 7
61% (122 votes)
122
windows 8
39% (78 votes)
78
This poll is now closed.
Whats better os for performance? I believe 8 should be faster since its newer. But is it that much faster that its worth going through all the trouble people say windows 8 gives?
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2 years ago#2
windows 7 is better....everyone hates windows 8
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2 years ago#3
EternalFlame66 posted...
windows 7 is better....everyone hates windows 8


they're stupid for it. Windows 8 is awesome, I'lll never go back to 7
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2 years ago#4
There is really no trouble. People complain about Metro and rightfully so. But if you just use classic shell or start8 (the best i've seen but cost around 20 bucks.. that is what I use now) you don't ever have to worry about metro again. I've seen the metro screen maybe 10 times in 8 months. The other differences are so minor I very seldom notice them. Its like a smoother win7. I get about 8 to 12 fps increase in Far Cry 3.
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2 years ago#5
For gaming, Win 8 seems to have a bit of a performance advantage.
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2 years ago#6
Windows 8.1
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2 years ago#7
Windows 8 performs better. There really should be no dispute about this.
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2 years ago#8
9....
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2 years ago#9
DarthFrozanous posted...
EternalFlame66 posted...
windows 7 is better....everyone hates windows 8


they're stupid for it. Windows 8 is awesome, I'lll never go back to 7
2 years ago#10
SteamOS
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