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Re: [Rival] Vista 7 as Slow as Vista, as Bad as Vista

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____/ nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Thursday 30 October 2008 16:10 : \____

> On Oct 30, 1:24 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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>> Windows 7: Oops! Microsoft did it again!
>> ,----[ Summary ]
>> | My initial evaluation of Windows 7 shows that it's really just Vista with
>> | a fresh coat of paint
>> `----
>> http://weblog.infoworld.com/enterprisedesktop/archives/2008/10/window...
> Here's what he says about performance:
> <Quote>
> Just as slow as Vista. In fact, Windows 7's performance is virtually
> identical to that of Vista SP1 on the same hardware. If you were
> unhappy with Vista's CPU-hogging, memory-sucking ways, Windows 7 will
> provide little relief. And don't start with the whole "it's still in
> beta" crap. This is NO beta – at least not at a kernel-mode level. As
> I predicted months ago, Windows 7 is very much Windows Vista "R2"
> under the covers. Microsoft established its platform baseline with the
> SP1/2008 kernel and nothing significant has changed since, nor is
> anything likely to change before RTM. This is the reality we face. Get
> used to it.
> </Quote>
> Since some of Vista's sluggishness is due to the DRM built into the
> OS, it may be difficult to improve the performance very much.  I would
> guess, however, that the DRM affects some things more than others, for
> example, a program doing number crunching might run about the same
> speed as on any other OS (it really depends on the compiler).  That
> said, it may be impossible for Microsoft to make 7 perform as well as
> other OSs, or even XP.  Nevertheless, the current PR on 7 coming out
> of Microsoft is that they have "heard the users' complaints" (and the
> Apple ads) and are fixing all the problems of Vista, the sluggish
> performance being mentioned explicitly.

Vista 7 is the real "Mojave". Think about it.

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