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Re: The big Windows 7 lie

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____/ nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Tuesday 11 November 2008 21:33 : \____

> <Quote>
> You've read the early reviews with comments like Windows 7 is a big
> improvement over Vista and Windows 7 is wicked fast....[but]...
> Randall Kennedy put the Windows 7 engine on a real test-bench and
> discovered that, at the kernel level, "When viewed side by side in
> Performance Monitor, Vista and Windows 7 were virtually
> indistinguishable."
> In case you haven't used Vista, that means you can expect Windows 7
> performance to be lousy. Kennedy ran the same application performance
> tests comparing XP and Vista and found that Vista ran 40% slower than
> XP....
> Kennedy found, "In a nutshell, Windows 7 M3 is a virtual twin of Vista
> when it comes to performance." There are also peas in a pod when it
> comes to being resource hogs. Microsoft can talk about how Windows 7
> will work great on netbooks and some people can claim that Windows 7
> will run desktop Linux off netbooks, but Windows 7 is no more suitable
> than Vista is for a netbook.
> What's really going on here is Microsoft's same old, same old.
> Microsoft is trying to pull the wool over our eyes by making Windows 7
> look great in staged events and by bribing reviewers with expensive
> laptops. They're also trying to freeze everyone's purchase plans by
> making Windows 7 sound like the next great thing, so why would you
> want to consider say Ubuntu 8.10 or a new Mac?
> The answer is that if you're sick and tired of being jerked around by
> Microsoft, and after Vista I would hope some of you would be, now is
> the perfect time to considering move to Linux or the Mac.
> </Quote>
> http://blogs.computerworld.com/the_big_windows_7_lie

Hehe. We corresponded last night and he took note, I think.

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