To augment the benchmarking of Vista 32-bit versus Vista 64-bit that I carried out the other day I decided to run a few additional benchmarks to see which platform really is the fastest. The results are quite interesting.
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Yesterday some people got a surprise - Windows Vista SP1 coming down the Windows Update pipes. Turns out someone at Microsoft flipped the wrong switch.
My benchmarking marathon last week seemed to generate more questions and requests for further benchmarking. A popular request from you, Constant Reader, was to see Windows Vista 32-bit benchmarked against Windows Vista 64-bit.
I'm getting (and reading) sporadic reports that Microsoft has made Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) available to Windows Vista 64-bit users via Windows Update.
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.
So, Toshiba has finally given up on HD DVD, leaving the field open to Blu-ray.
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?
I was so busy yesterday that I forgot to post my usual Friday Rant. However, due to poplar demand, I've posted it today ... sorry it's late.
nVIDIA is moving fast with their acquisition of AGEIA - during the fourth-quarter financial results conference call, the graphics giant announced that the company was planning to bring software PhysX support to the GeForce 8 GPU.
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 ...