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Windows 7: Windows 7 May Not Be Much Faster Than Vista

07 May 2009   #31

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Is this a Publicity stunt for the WorldBench 6 suite?

Benchtesting is completely reliant on the code the application uses to generate then calculate the results...I dont think one benchtest result from one application is really useful for obtaining a real result or even an approximate result
still remember the zdnet vs infoworld
and on benchmark is better...

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07 May 2009   #32

Windows 7 Build 7229 x64

I saw that article last night and laughed.
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07 May 2009   #33

Windows 7 Professional x64

The main reason for this report is Vista isn't that bad. Vista is fine. Windows 7 is a bit faster especially with opening system apps. It does not surprise me that Vista and Seven aren't much different on these tests. It's because Vista is a good OS too!
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07 May 2009   #34
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W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snuffy View Post
Was missed on being allowed to Officially TEST Windows 7. but have been a Beta Tester since Win95, and to me Win7 7106 is much better than Vista (SP2). Vista for my part has very few problems... all considered minor, and are related to some 3rd party programs.
Every program which I find Vista has problems with, Win 7 functions 100% flawlessly.
Speed can be seen with the naked eye as being much faster....
Both HD's are rated the same, both systems have the same programs loaded, (except the email).
cold start Vista - 2m04s
cold start Win7 - 1m55s
shutdown Vista - 20s
shutdown Win7 - 13s
Each to their own on preference.
3drives 3 OSs later I now see the 64bit RC as the default OS followed the 32bit RC and finally the 32bit Vista Home Premium. Guess which one sees everything running on it?

I'll make that a little easier and say leave out the 32bit RC for the moment!
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07 May 2009   #35

Windows 7 -x6

windows vista had a rough start and got a bad name. its still doesnt have quite all the bugs worked out, but it has certainly come a long way from where it originally got its bad rep from. problem was it was horrible when it came out as well as the compatibility issues with EVERYTHING, i dont see all that much of a difference between current vista, and win7, i do prefer 7, little things make it much nicer. I pretty much look at windows 7 as the next release of vista....
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07 May 2009   #36

Windows 7 x64 / Same

58 secs. MUCH faster than Vista.
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07 May 2009   #37

Windows XP

Seven feels way more refined. The search feature is definitely faster and more accurate than Vista's.
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07 May 2009   #38

Windows 7 7100 build

I have been using 7 for a while now and I think it is faster?

I don't believe this review that much.

Vista was fine, but 7 just seems better!
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07 May 2009   #39
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

Up until the RCs anything seen has been a large skeleton of the actual Windows to be seen once out. The beta builds were not fully integrated will all services running and all features enabled which will see the normal increase in memory used.

The kernel itself however is what now realizes the much needed refinement over what Vista saw there while Vista is generally far more secure then any previous version you compare it against. XP is full of security holes at this point and sadly took a third SP to see all the bugs there worked out! 1,000+ fixes in SP3!
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07 May 2009   #40
xan K

Windows 7 x64

like many others said:
the numbers could show that there's not that much difference in speed, but the feel tells me that se7en is a lot snappier and more responsive. and I surely love the booting up boost, especially with sidebar.
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