1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Comparing Vista to Win7 WEI

Discussion in 'General Software' started by kuripot, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. kuripot

    kuripot New Member

    Jul 7, 2009
    54 (0.02/day)
    Thanks Received:
    Is this an apples to oranges comparison or is there some way to calculate/translate the VIsta WEI in terms of the Win7 WEI?

    I just want to know if this Lenovo that I'm interested in buying will be as fast or faster overall (with a little more attention to cpu and graphics) than my current laptop.

    Toshiba spec:
    Win7 Home Prem
    2.13 C2D P7450 3mb
    4g ddr3 ram
    1gb GT 230m
    500gb hd 5400 8mb

    Win7 WEI:5.6
    Graphics aero-6.4
    Gaming graphics-6.4
    Primary hard disk-5.6

    The laptop I'm interested in buying has Vista
    Lenovo Y550 spec:
    2.66 C2D p9600 6mb
    512mb GT 130m
    4gb ram not sure if ddr2 or3
    160gb hd 5400rpm

    Vista WEI: 5.2
    Graphics aero-5.9
    Gaming graphics-5.9
    Primary hard disk-5.2

    The cpu seems far superior on the Lenovo, but the gpu is a little slower, would I see that much of a difference in gaming between the 130m and the 230m?
  2. human_error


    Nov 10, 2008
    1,897 (0.60/day)
    Thanks Received:
    afaik the wei values would be the same for vista and win7 - of course vista tops out at 5.9 so if you have 5.9 in vista you could get a higher score in win7. Basically if you have a 4.2 in vista it should be a 4.2 in win7 (for example).
  3. kuripot

    kuripot New Member

    Jul 7, 2009
    54 (0.02/day)
    Thanks Received:
    You're saying that the P9600 cpu on the Lenovo would score lower than the P7450 on Toshiba using the Win7 WEI?, a .5 difference at 5.2 and 5.7 respectively? I dunno if I can believe that seeing as the P9600 has a higher clock and more cache than the P7450

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)