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349.90, they are installed by default, and have DX12. works fine with 980s in BF4

So is it worth it to install win 10 before it's release with the intent just for gaming?

I am on Team red, so will DX12 even work without a special driver like Nividia has?

thanks
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I'm considering testing out win 10 on my laptop. What's the typical install on this? Just download the iso on a flash drive and install on a fresh clear drive?
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I'm considering testing out win 10 on my laptop. What's the typical install on this? Just download the iso on a flash drive and install on a fresh clear drive?

Download the ISO, download a tool for creating boot drives (for example Rufus), and use that to create the bootable USB drive. Then use the USB drive to install.

But since you have an optical drive, you could just burn a DVD.
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So is it worth it to install win 10 before it's release with the intent just for gaming?

I am on Team red, so will DX12 even work without a special driver like Nividia has?

thanks

completely subjective - a risk based decision

Is it worth it for me on my laptop? Sure, because if the next W10 upgrade turns my laptop to a brick, I have 2 PCs I can jump on instead.

If you're okay with the possibility of a W10 upgrade crapping all over your system - then sure! It may be completely pain free, or one day your load up your computer and your WiFi adapter is missing or your sound is gone.

Just a possibility, depends what your tolerance is.
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completely subjective - a risk based decision

Is it worth it for me on my laptop? Sure, because if the next W10 upgrade turns my laptop to a brick, I have 2 PCs I can jump on instead.

If you're okay with the possibility of a W10 upgrade crapping all over your system - then sure! It may be completely pain free, or one day your load up your computer and your WiFi adapter is missing or your sound is gone.

Just a possibility, depends what your tolerance is.

I don't think DX12 working or not on AMD hardware with current drivers is subjective. Nvidia felt the need to release a driver so there must be a reason.

I would install on a clean partition and install steam hoping to point it to my dedicated steam games partition. I want to try to have both separate OS installs (win 7 and 10) using the same Steam game files then test my FPS.

Is there a possibility of win 10 on its own partition bricking my win7 on another partition?
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I don't think DX12 working or not on AMD hardware with current drivers is subjective. Nvidia felt the need to release a driver so there must be a reason.

I would install on a clean partition and install steam hoping to point it to my dedicated steam games partition. I want to try to have both separate OS installs (win 7 and 10) using the same Steam game files then test my FPS.

Is there a possibility of win 10 on its own partition bricking my win7 on another partition?

"So is it worth it to install win 10 before it's release with the intent just for gaming?"

That's subjective.

You can dual boot just fine. 1 partition will not impact the other.
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349.90, they are installed by default, and have DX12. works fine with 980s in BF4

So is it worth it to install win 10 before it's release with the intent just for gaming?

I am on Team red, so will DX12 even work without a special driver like Nividia has?

thanks

Team RED drivers are borked in the latest win10 build.
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have a problem with the new build and some missing dll's. after the upgrade i no longer have vcomp110.dll and can't install it no matter which vc package i try, anyone had similar issues, tried sfc/scan, not sure if it's still bugged though, any ideas?
edit, solved it with couple of safe mode starts
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I'm considering testing out win 10 on my laptop. What's the typical install on this? Just download the iso on a flash drive and install on a fresh clear drive?

Download the ISO, download a tool for creating boot drives (for example Rufus), and use that to create the bootable USB drive. Then use the USB drive to install.

But since you have an optical drive, you could just burn a DVD.

Ok, no different than when I "upgraded" to windows 8... Downloading the ISO now. 25 minutes left. Just enough time to hop in my old HDD into my laptop.
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Well...didn't go so well tonight... Downloaded the ISO and then couldn't get the ISO on the USB...for some reason the USB utility that microsoft recommends didn't recognize my USB drive even though I wipe it multiple times. UGH. so frustrating. I know I just cant copy and paste the ISO into the flash drive right? Maybe I can run the ISO directly from the setup after downloading it?
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