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Windows 7: Win 7 slower than Vista? :S

25 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Win 7 slower than Vista? :S

Just went back to Vista32bit for a while... everything is so much faster!

Is it just my experience? or is Windows 7 actually slower?

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25 Apr 2009   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

It all depends on your system specifications. In addition, Windows 7 is currently undergoing evaluation and, as such, some of the code may not yet be compiled for full speed.
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25 Apr 2009   #3

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmamamonk View Post
Just went back to Vista32bit for a while... everything is so much faster!

Is it just my experience? or is Windows 7 actually slower?
Just your experience
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25 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmamamonk View Post
Is it just my experience? or is Windows 7 actually slower?
Heck no, Windows 7 I've found is to be a lot faster. Vista was impossible to run on my computer (eMachines T3092 - 512MB of RAM), whereas Windows 7 runs nicely. I've even got Windows 7 running on another computer with only 256MB of RAM using an old ATI Radeon 7000 with an Intel Celeron 800MHz (12 year old computer!). Vista would always cause that machine to reboot during startup. I think instead of going back to Vista, you should have done a clean install of Windows 7.
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25 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7077 x64
 
 

What build are you even using? I go back to my highly optimized install of Vista, and it runs way slower than my barely optimized 7 install.
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25 Apr 2009   #6

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

I have used Vista x64 since beta and have been using Win 7 x64 since beta.
Win 7 is faster and smoother in all it does.
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25 Apr 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Oh my god, no way!!! Never imagined someone would say Vista is faster than Windows 7!

:|
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25 Apr 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Are you having a laugh?
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25 Apr 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'd sooner shove bees up my backside than go back to Vista!!
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25 Apr 2009   #10

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmamamonk View Post
Just went back to Vista32bit for a while... everything is so much faster!

Is it just my experience? or is Windows 7 actually slower?
Yours must be the most unique computer in the known (and unknown) universe.

I don't think many will have the same experience and this is straight OOB -- before any system tinkering in Windows 7.

Cheers
jimbo
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