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Windows 7: Windows 7 or 8.1 for gaming?

02 Feb 2017   #1
Sandi1987

Windows 10 Professional x64 SLO + Windows 8.1 Professional x64 SLO
 
 
Windows 7 or 8.1 for gaming?

Which for gaming?


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04 Feb 2017   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome Sandi now please do this because it really does depend on what you have in the ?machines
Now before we can help we do need to know what is in your machine so please do this System Info - See Your System Specs
or either enter the specs of your system in your forum profile the specs will appear when we click on that little box bottom left of the post screen it is for me the preferable option as it is easy. As you may appreciate it is very hard when you don’t know what one is working with for example a diesel or petrol engine.
(pretyped to save time)

However a very quick reply is I am not familiar with 8 that much and personally 7 would be my choice.
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04 Feb 2017   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
You can game on either
Seeing this is SevenForums I'll give you one guess
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05 Feb 2017   #4
GustavoWoltmann

64, Windows8
 
 

Both operating systems are useful for gaming. If I have to choose one from two operating system than I will choose 8.1.
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08 Feb 2017   #5
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Both are fine.
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09 Feb 2017   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Why would anyone even consider installing Windows 8.1

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09 Feb 2017   #7
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Why would anyone even consider installing Windows 8.1

I think some people kind of like the Metro UI of that thing.
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09 Feb 2017   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RoasterMen View Post
I think some people kind of like the Metro UI of that thing.
Yes mate maybe they would but the once I tried it it was definitely a Retro thing in my experience with it - far too cluttered.
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10 Feb 2017   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Why would anyone even consider installing Windows 8.1

Hi,
When a person needs classic shell or start 8 or 10 to get an interface they want 8 is no different than 10 except 8 a person actually has More control than in 10

I bailed on a 10 install back to a 8.1 pro just for the hell of it and mostly because 8.1 is more stable.
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