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Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Graphics Performance

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Quick!!!!test great review w1zzard...i will wait for months to use it.
 
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This test was useless from the start. MS already specified its only good for stability and security and it's mostly a cumulative update. :shadedshu
 
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This test was useless from the start. MS already specified its only good for stability and security and it's mostly a cumulative update. :shadedshu
But we wouldnt know if there would be degradation in gaming performance.
 

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This test was useless from the start. MS already specified its only good for stability and security and it's mostly a cumulative update. :shadedshu
so whats the point of any review then? the companies tell us everything about their product anyway
 
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so whats the point of any review then? the companies tell us everything about their product anyway
Yeah, but I thought it's a system performance test, like the ones you used to do when first service packs were released for Vista, for example. Not only just gaming.
I was interested if any increase in performance of default apps, copying/writing of files, databases, windows startup/shutdown, system response, etc, etc, etc, etc.....;)
 

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i never did any tests like that. also the title seems to be clear enough
 

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Havent loaded it on any of my desktop rigs. I did however load it on my netbook. Everything loaded fine. Took forever... but that was due to my low power netbook. Seems to have added a little more quickness to the overall operation. Things seem to open and load up a bit quicker. Boot up seems to be a bit snappier, shut down has slowed way down. Not a big deal though.
 

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No performance gains. Was somehow expecting this. Will install SP1 at a later date. BTW how much space do I need?
 

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no sp = no updates?
No this is not the case, if you have been updating Windows regularly you probably already have the lion's share of the components included in the SP; however, it seems the SP also includes certain features that were not provided via the usual update channels.
 

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I'm wondering if SP1 has the latest DirectX patch? As it doesn't come via the normal Update process, I suspect that it might not.
 
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here i see no improvement, but rather a little braking in the speed department.
 
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Thanks, perfectly done.
 
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Thx for the review W1zz

I saw the review now (albeit late) & read parts of it (I will read it in full later on) & l figured hmm why not give it a Digg so the 1st Digg I´ve ever given goes to you/TPU.

OT: So you guys didn´t get any performance gains @ all? cuz I got 0.1 higher rating in WEI on graphics & aero right after the SP1 install, whats up with that?

Going by my own standards I have to say that WIN7*are superstable even without any SP (unlike all the other previous MS WIN OS I have used, excluding "ancients" like Commodore VIC 20 w. Basic & a maximum of 28 pixels on your screen if I remember it correctly (I can be a bit "slow" now & then, but thats fully off-topic:))

So I say GJ to Microsoft, both with the job on WIN7 & SP1 for not degrading any performance for others [as of yet noticed/unheard of] + the upgrading performance for me.

* Well I use x64 Enterprise Edition so i cant say anything about all the other editions of WIN7

WIN7+SP1 FTW! (leaving other OS unmentioned, as I have no exp. of them, well almost none anyways)

Enough said...

//Dog