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Windows 7: Win 7 shows a slower performance score than Vista

29 Mar 2012   #1
barrie1

Vista home premium 32 bit
 
 
Win 7 shows a slower performance score than Vista

I have just bought a Acer Aspire 5735 running Vista 32 bit. It has 4gb ram and a Intel 2 duo T6400 processor. I have installed win 7 upgrade and found the performance score dropped from 3.7 to 3.4. The upgrade was installed on Vista as from the factory without any extra software. I have tried to upgrade to Win 7 32 bit but it wont accept that although the computer should be suitable. Any help would be appreciated.


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29 Mar 2012   #2
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

Perhaps the computer is designed to run better on Vista? Try flashing to latest bios first and then perform a clean install of Win7.
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29 Mar 2012   #3
cluberti

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Since your score is based on the lowest scoring component, what component gave you the lowest score, and what was that component's score under Vista?
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29 Mar 2012   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Uhmm, I'm confused, you say you installed Win 7 upgrade 32 bit and then tried to upgrade to Win 7 and it didn't work.
7 is more graphics oriented and that may be why your score dropped, but we need to know which component as Cluberti requested.
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29 Mar 2012   #5
ben946210

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64, Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

When Vista was around, it may have been higher. But as Win 7 is newer the expectations for hardware go up meaning your score will go down because it is older.
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