Linked by fran on Mon 25th Oct 2010 15:23 UTC
Windows Windows 8 isn't expected to be released until the end of 2012 and "new feature" details is still officially non-existent, but some of these recent rumours began to bear more weight since a slide was "officially leaked" on This slide although has since been removed, but it can however still be seen on lmsfkitchen.
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RE: gdi / 2d acceleration
by wd850 on Tue 26th Oct 2010 02:24 UTC in reply to "gdi / 2d acceleration"
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IMO Aero is worse that the XP fisher price look for real work.

I work on my PC and don't expect it to look like a toy, additionally Aero gives me eye strain (so does Cleartype), hence I turn them both off an go back to my classic desktop.

As for GDI is already accelerated if you have a WDDM 1.1 driver, it only accelerates a few functions out of about 100+ that were accelerated in XP.

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