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post #11 of 60
I guess I did miss it. Was just going off of the chart in the link.
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Originally Posted by jbjmed View Post

I guess I did miss it. Was just going off of the chart in the link.

I only noticed the chart seemed a little off as I had seen on a Linux news site them talking about how much Linux has already taken up in the market for being given just...3 months now(IDK when the beta went official)?
     
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I'm glad that XP is finally dying, and that's inevitable no matter how much those oldies struggle to keep it smile.gif
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post #14 of 60
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

It's embarrassing it took 8 that long to beat out a 12 year old OS. tongue.gif

It took only 4 months to surpass an operating system that has been in use for 11 years.
 
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So how does this compare to Windows 7′s performance at the same time? According to Arstechnica, Windows 7 had a combined market share of 28.53% five months after its release.

If you are wondering about other stats. Intel is beating AMD with 72.39% to 26.71% in PC processor usage by manufacturer, and NVIDIA is beating ATI with 52.39% to 33.92% in PC graphics card usage.

Interesting.
post #16 of 60
I can't believe people still use XP, the OS is SO dated...
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post #17 of 60
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Originally Posted by smitty5569 View Post

I can't believe people still use XP, the OS is SO dated...

True, but there are a lot of companies out there that are working, know it, and don't have a need (or even desire) to upgrade dozens or hundreds of machines for little added benefit to them in the business market.
post #18 of 60
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The difference between the amount of AMD users and Intel users is ridiculous.

Believe it or not there are allot of Mac only Steam users, who play TF2 or some other free to play or cheap game on it. And Macs are Intel only.
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Now to see steam for Linux rise! biggrin.gif
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post #20 of 60
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True, but there are a lot of companies out there that are working, know it, and don't have a need (or even desire) to upgrade dozens or hundreds of machines for little added benefit to them in the business market.

In other words. If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it. thumb.gif
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