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I'm debating on what to clean install on my sig rig tomorrow... the anniversary update has given me a couple freezing issues, but nothing serious. Still, Farmville 2, all this bloatware that comes with win 10 is kind of annoying...

SO I am considering Win 8.1, I did like it and had Win 8 at launch and didn't mind it even when everyone else hated it. I mostly game, and use Windows Key + X whenever i need something like control panel, so layout of OS is irrelveant to me, but the level of invasion on Win 8.1 was much less..

So I am left with, will I lose a min frame rate average or something like that in gaming by switching to Windows 8.1?

my rig is below in sig/the rig in question.. DX12 is an AMD man's game at this point, so thats not really a loss for me as I don't plan to play any DX12 games anyway.
    
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I think the best way to find out how it will affect you personally is by installing it on a spare drive and testing it.

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You could do a fresh 10 install and then go through a few other threads and completely gut it of the metro app system along with all the "privacy issues" (Which I do for the performance benefit over privacy because the more free CPU cycles and RAM the better am I right?). EDIT: I posted this in the Windows 10 club but if you want something to follow: http://adolfintel.com/?p=w10debotnet/index_1607.frag
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You could do a fresh 10 install and then go through a few other threads and completely gut it of the metro app system along with all the "privacy issues" (Which I do for the performance benefit over privacy because the more free CPU cycles and RAM the better am I right?). EDIT: I posted this in the Windows 10 club but if you want something to follow: http://adolfintel.com/?p=w10debotnet/index_1607.frag

Thanks Neo, yeah I was planning on installing CC Cleaner as well as its the only way to uninstall the bloatware games and crap.
    
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