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My GPU score dropped like crazy. It went from 7.7 to 7.4.

Edit: Nevermind. Just ran it again and Im back to 7.7
 
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Well my ratting dipped like mad and it sucks . But I do not understand why . Why would it take a huge dive like this and stay like this ? It doesn't make any sense at all.
 

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Well my ratting dipped like mad and it sucks . But I do not understand why . Why would it take a huge dive like this and stay like this ? It doesn't make any sense at all.
try testing again like mailman.


otherwise, they changed the ratings. mines capped because my C: partition is too small, its a worthless test anyway.
 

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Did anyone else notice that there was some space freed up on their hard drive?? I loved how it did that with Vista.
 
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my rating did not change either , it down loaded 87.9mb for the service pack for me yet had 920mb in backup files . whats going on ?
 

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my rating did not change either , it down loaded 87.9mb for the service pack for me yet had 920mb in backup files . whats going on ?
backed up updates that you already had, that would have been included in the SP anyway. it just centralized the backups.
 
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backed up updates that you already had, that would have been included in the SP anyway. it just centralized the backups.
disk cleanup removed them and i ran win update again , system did not need them as it said my system is upto date . if the updates were in the service pack then why did it only dl 87.9mb ? , it removed nearly 1gb of files :eek:
 

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disk cleanup removed them and i ran win update again , system did not need them as it said my system is upto date . if the updates were in the service pack then why did it only dl 87.9mb ? , it removed nearly 1gb of files :eek:
clearly, you dont get how the web updater works.


it didnt download those updates because you already had them. it saved you bandwidth in doing so.

you always could remove the uninstallers/backups from a windows update or service pack to save space, but you lose the option to uninstall it and revert to prior to the updates. it wont need to redownload anything by doing so because it doesnt remove the updates - it removes the backups of BEFORE the update was applied.
 
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clearly, you dont get how the web updater works.


it didnt download those updates because you already had them. it saved you bandwidth in doing so.

you always could remove the uninstallers/backups from a windows update or service pack to save space, but you lose the option to uninstall it and revert to prior to the updates. it wont need to redownload anything by doing so because it doesnt remove the updates - it removes the backups of BEFORE the update was applied.
thx for clearing that up for me :nutkick:
 
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Anybody know if KB971033 (the phone home one) installed with the SP1 package? Yes, my copy is legit.

A buddy has a legit copy also but installed kb971033 last year and because of it, had to call M$ to revalidate his copy. Happened twice, without any hardware changes either.

M$=:slap:
 
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So any one know why my performance went from 7.5 on the ram to 5.9 with this service pack ? That kinda sucks to see this HUGE hit in my performance rating . I know I shouldn't really care about it but it is some thing that is getting under my skin now . I mean is my 1100MHz ram that BAD ? or is this service pack that bad ? I even uninstalled it to no avail it has not changed so I reinstalled it ! OH well I guess I will just have to suffer with the low rating .
You're ram should have not gotten that in the first place probably.

My scores the same as you're s yet its a lot faster (1600mhz)
 
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Well my score went up on the graphics and gaming graphics, from 6.5 to 7.5... a bit much for a 4870... these scores are so irrelevant :)
 
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MS can change (and has done it in the past) their silly ratings system. It's uncool anyway, who cares!
 

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So what's changed anyways. Not the bla-bla from MS site, the real deal??
better support for the 'advanced format' drives, and some fixes for HDMI audio problems after sleep/hibernate/restart.


other than that, its pretty much windows updates + hotfixes that were already available.
 
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my processor score went up .1 point all others stayed the same.
 
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i dunno will sp1 will recognize my audigy value or not. but its kinda nice news
 

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i dunno will sp1 will recognize my audigy value or not. but its kinda nice news
it wont have changed drivers or anything like that. i dont think a service pack has ever done that.
 

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try testing again like mailman.


otherwise, they changed the ratings. mines capped because my C: partition is too small, its a worthless test anyway.
Yeah no change still reports it as 5.9 what a crap test this is . I do not see why it would change this much even in vista I was getting 7.5 along with what the CPU would get . Oh well no big deal any way .
 
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After installation run
dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded

from a elevated command prompt to cleanup all the backed-up windows files.
That reclaims about 3GB of diskspace
How do i do this? I Typed in the search programs "Dism", when the program showed i clicked on it and it just ran a quick dos style screen and disappeared. And i mean quick. Couldnt do any of the other options.
 
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How do i do this? I Typed in the search programs "Dism", when the program showed i clicked on it and it just ran a quick dos style screen and disappeared. And i mean quick. Couldnt do any of the other options.
You need an elevated command prompt. So type 'cmd' into the search, right click it, and choose run as administrator. Once it comes up paste the dism line into it and hit enter.

It's a bit advanced if youve never used command line before but it works !
 
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Worked like a champ, Thanks!
 
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Yeah no change still reports it as 5.9 what a crap test this is . I do not see why it would change this much even in vista I was getting 7.5 along with what the CPU would get . Oh well no big deal any way .
Did the actual performance of your RAM decrease, or did Windows 7's opinion of your RAM decrease? If its performance stayed the same, then Microsoft's rating is pure bullshit, and you're getting worked up over nothing.