Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Feb 2007 19:07 UTC, submitted by Jeremy
Windows Before you go snag a copy of Vista from the store shelf and install it, you might want to consider the performance differences between an upgraded version of Vista and a clean installation of Vista. ExtremeTech tests a couple of systems running the two different versions of Vista with media encoding benchmarks, gaming benchmarks, and synthetic benchmarks.
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RE: Not good enough
by hal2k1 on Tue 6th Feb 2007 06:29 UTC in reply to "Not good enough"
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//People forget to factor other things like memory, degrade over time which Windows always has.//

Say what?

How exactly does memory degrade over time?

I've heard of "registry bitrot", which I can understand for a flawed design as the Windows registry, but "memory degrade"? What exactly is that?

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