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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A97evo
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar TA-990FXE
  • 12% (15)
    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #3501 of 10113
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the only reason i DID install it was because it is supposed to support FX chips better than 7... not worth it though

Sadly, it really doesn't. Not something noticeable anyway on PD's. Who wants a fisher price tablet/phone interface made for little kids on their "grown up" use workstation anyway. Even apple didn't try to force the iPhone interface on their desktops, I have no clue what Microsoft was thinking.

i did like a couple features of 8 but yeah no start and no gadgets is a step in the wrong direction. i read that they are going to continue to push that style pretty much no matter how 8 does. looks like i will be sticking with 7 for the indefinite future. i also did notice a TINY power savings under 8. very tiny though
post #3502 of 10113
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the only reason i DID install it was because it is supposed to support FX chips better than 7... not worth it though
Windows 8 comes with the scedualar patch pre-applied. You can pick up the hotfix for Windows 7 also.
Patch 1
Patch 2
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Could be, I know win7 is rock solid. You may be stuck with win8 AHCI built-in drivers then and just hope they don't perform like butt. Orrrrr.... you could just do what many of us are doing, and just run Win7 until Win9 comes out to avoid the cow goes moo interface metro pfft Windows 8. It really isn't a perf boost to use 8 over 7.
So far it looks like Windows 9 will be no different then Windows 8. The classic start menu may be gone for good, from what it appears. Especially with Windows 8 selling as good as it is, plus the introduction of the Windows Store. Windows 8 does have a huge performance advantage in doing certain tasks, thanks to its hardware accelerated shapes, fonts, bitmaps etc. Tho I agree that its not really all that faster at executing code, but it is over 100% faster at displaying the codes output.
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the cow goes moo.. you are killing me over here.. ;>
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the cow goes moo.. you are killing me over here.. ;>
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post #3505 of 10113
Never lost my boot drive when overclocking and have been overclocking since the days of having to jumper pins and a good overclock was 3-4mhz more lol.
post #3506 of 10113
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Windows 8 comes with the scedualar patch pre-applied. You can pick up the hotfix for Windows 7 also.
Patch 1
Patch 2
So far it looks like Windows 9 will be no different then Windows 8. The classic start menu may be gone for good, from what it appears. Especially with Windows 8 selling as good as it is, plus the introduction of the Windows Store. Windows 8 does have a huge performance advantage in doing certain tasks, thanks to its hardware accelerated shapes, fonts, bitmaps etc. Tho I agree that its not really all that faster at executing code, but it is over 100% faster at displaying the codes output.

I wouldn't go as far as to call it 100% (maybe like 0.5% or 1%, 2% is pushing it in rare cases like office 2012)

http://www.techspot.com/review/561-windows8-vs-windows7/page2.html

Games
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/windows-8-gaming-performance,3331-5.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/windows-8-gaming-performance,3331-6.html

In games it is near equal (give or take 1 or 2 fps) or worse than windows 7, and in multimedia it only "barely" wins by an unnoticeable hair. (Only real noticeable difference is in things like office, where you save a whole 0.2 seconds.)

Office and Disk and More games
http://www.techspot.com/review/561-windows8-vs-windows7/page3.html

Then there is that pcmark and 3dmark both do better in 7.

So where are these magic 100% faster benchmarks I have not seen anywhere nor have I seen on my own personal hardware? The hit to productivity alone negates the "tiny tiny" 2d render perks you may get in windows 8. Your part of the Windows 8 Fan Club, it can't possibly have issues I guess....
Edited by endevite - 11/12/12 at 4:17pm
post #3507 of 10113
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I wouldn't go as far as to call it 100% (maybe like 0.5% or 1%, 2% is pushing it in rare cases like office 2012)
http://www.techspot.com/review/561-windows8-vs-windows7/page2.html
Games
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/windows-8-gaming-performance,3331-5.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/windows-8-gaming-performance,3331-6.html
In games it is near equal (give or take 1 or 2 fps) or worse than windows 7, and in multimedia it only "barely" wins by an unnoticeable hair. (Only real noticeable difference is in things like office, where you save a whole 0.2 seconds.)
Office and Disk and More games
http://www.techspot.com/review/561-windows8-vs-windows7/page3.html
Then there is that pcmark and 3dmark both do better in 7.
So where are these magic 100% faster benchmarks I have not seen anywhere nor have I seen on my own personal hardware? The hit to productivity alone negates the "tiny tiny" 2d render perks you may get in windows 8. I forgot, your part of the Windows 8 Fan Club, it can't possibly have issues.
Edit: on another note, you don't even have a sabertooth, so why are you jumping in over here again.
On official Microsoft blog. You're not talking about the same subject I am, hopefully the link will help you understand better.
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post #3508 of 10113
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On official Microsoft blog. You're not talking about the same subject I am, hopefully the link will help you understand better.

I will not base performance gains of ridiculous amounts claimed by a Microsoft blog. Sorry, I only use real world numbers on real computers using real world use scenarios. Even office 2010 loads only 0.2 seconds quicker than it does in windows 7 (THIS INCLUDES RENDER), and that is one of the very few perks Windows 8 actually has. Outside of that, disk perf seems to have gone down, so has game perf.

On another note, this isn't the Biostar owners club. Please blab baseless 100% values that don't exist in a thread where you are even part of the club.
post #3509 of 10113
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I will not base performance gains of ridiculous amounts claimed by a Microsoft blog. Sorry, I only use real world numbers on real computers using real world use scenarios. Even office 2010 loads only 0.2 seconds quicker than it does in windows 7 (THIS INCLUDES RENDER), and that is one of the very few perks Windows 8 actually has. Outside of that, disk perf seems to have gone down, so has game perf.
On another note, this isn't the Biostar owners club. Please blab baseless 100% values that don't exist in a thread where you aren't even part of the club.
Once the thread got off onto Windows 8 discussion all user input is valid.
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* sunset one carefully changes the subjet with a random post. ;> hi everyone!
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