Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.

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Making the case for 64-bit Windows Vista

Over the past few days my inbox has been bursting at the seams from all the feedback I received from the Vista SP1 vs. XP SP2 benchmarking that I carried out. I'll tell you it's at times like this that I'm glad that Gmail offers me over 6GB of space, and effectively sorts out the ham from the spam. One popular question that you seem to have is why have I decided to embrace Vista despite the flaws, faults and shortcomings. In this post I hope to explain why.

February 19, 2008 by

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Vista SP1 vs. XP SP2 - Part Deux

Following the benchmarks I carried out last week, I decided that the PC Doc HQ lab rats needed to pull a few all-nighters and carry out some more benchmarking tests on Vista SP1 and XP SP2. Is it possible to determine conclusively which is the faster, more responsive OS?

February 17, 2008 by

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Vista SP1 vs. XP SP2 - Benchmarked

Over the past few days I posted two sets of benchmarks comparing Windows Vista RTM with Vista SP1. These posts generated a lot of feedback, and from reading this feedback it's clear that what many people are really interested in is not the performance differences between Vista RTM and Vista SP1, but between Vista SP1 and XP SP2. How does Windows Vista SP1 compare to Windows XP SP2? Read on ...

February 15, 2008 by

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