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Submission + - Windows 8 vs Windows 7 - The Definitive Performance Comparison (

An anonymous reader writes: You may have seen other comparisons already, but this article uses testing methods that give a better idea of the performance difference between Win8 and Win7.

For gaming performance, frames per second is not sufficient to portray actual gaming performance. This article looks at frame delivery times, in milliseconds, and shows pretty significant results depending on system configuration.

For office applications, trace based benchmarks were used to show overall responsiveness using real workloads and real data. This gives a better indication of overall performance compared to benchmarks that are hardware limited

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Windows 8 vs Windows 7 - The Definitive Performance Comparison

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