Originally Posted by LAN_deRf_HA
If you want an example of how useless these tweaks are just look at windows 8. It offers no frame rate improvement over 7 despite it's 100s of optimizations, including how it doesn't needlessly run services.
He has a great point. Windows 8 has no gaming improvments. If you had a slower system with maybe even core lower end core 2 duo or less you might see some improvments. So not worth it for gaming. Windows 8 is very snappy compared to 7 though, both a clean install.
Natural Selection 2 (NS2) - FPS/RTS with depth. Link
Studios and publishers seem to have forgotten that games are supposed to be games, not CG films with playable action scenes. Link