Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Jun 2010 21:56 UTC
Windows Yes, the day is finally drawing closer: the day Windows XP died. October 22, 2010 will be the final and definitive day for the venerable operating system, since OEMs will no longer be able to pre-load it on netbooks after that day. I might not make myself popular around here with this, but thank god, it's about time that pile of junk is taken behind the shed.
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RE[5]: XP64 == XP
by biffuz on Sun 13th Jun 2010 15:49 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: XP64 == XP"
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My framerate in WoW dropped from 37fps to 13fps between XP and 7. "Faster" isn't the wording I'd use. However, for multicore machines I do suspect 7 would do better than XP. 7 has a better refined scheduler.

That's strange, I don't remember seeing any difference in WoW when I moved from XP to 7 on my dual core. Not a 70% drop, anyway.
I had problems with older games, instead.

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