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Windows 7: Visual Proof Windows7 Blows Mac OS X and Linux Away

07 May 2009   #1
raj11650

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
 
 
Visual Proof Windows7 Blows Mac OS X and Linux Away

Visual Proof Tht Windows7 Blows Mac OS X and Linux Away

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So I finally got around to installing the Microsoft Windows 7 Release Candidate that I downloaded last week.

I know that Microsoft has worked hard to overcome one of Vista’s main challenges: running on relatively low hardware specifications.

Clearly, they’ve achieved that goal based on the screen capture below from my netbook. In fact, they’ve accomplished something that not even Apple has done with Mac OS X, nor has Canonical done with Ubuntu: They have the operating system running without any RAM! If Microsoft can do that, just think of what’s next: computers without displays that project images right in your mind or entering text using a pen instead of keyboard. Oh wait…



OK, I’m joking about the RAM issue, although I was surprised to see that Windows 7 didn’t show any RAM in the System section of the Control Panel. Hey, it’s a release candidate, so there are still going to be bugs, issues and challenges to fix. Besides, so maybe this was Microsoft’s way of trying to make me smile.

You can also see that my MSI Wind with no RAM 2GB of RAM scored a Windows Experience Index of 2.1. That number represents the lowest subscore, which was the Graphics component. Next lowest was the Processor subscore at 2.2. Gaming Graphics was a 3.0 while the Primary Hard Disk score was 4.9. Ironically, the Memory (RAM) score was a respectable 4.5; not bad since I was expecting a big, fat zero!
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07 May 2009   #2
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Mine shows 4GB just as it should.
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07 May 2009   #3
XGUNTHERC

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

that is bizarre..

yea mine shows all 4GB as should.
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07 May 2009   #4
SkyDX

Vista and 7 Dualboot
 
 

Shows my 3GB fine here too^^
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07 May 2009   #5
GatoSoft

@Home/Work: Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 
 

Really extrange... my Acer Aspire 4520 isn't a netbook, but it shows it's RAM ok. The total and the available RAM, because of shared video memory.


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