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post #11 of 24
D/l'in now
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post #12 of 24
i see there aren't any performance updates, but they are performance updaets according to that pdf... (page4, the diagram)
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post #13 of 24
Isn't it illegal to download SP3 as of right now? And also against forum TOS?
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post #14 of 24
So if you have RC1 how will you get SP3? Will you uninstall RC1 manually or will it automatically uninstall when you install SP3? Will SP3 be an auto download or will it be manual?
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I don't think SP3 is supposed to increase performance as it is mostly security. But I think everyone who has installed it has noticed performance increases.

As have I using SP3 RC1.
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post #16 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by immoral giant View Post
I don't think SP3 is supposed to increase performance as it is mostly security. But I think everyone who has installed it has noticed performance increases.

As have I using SP3 RC1.
What kind of increases are we talking about (for you?)?
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post #17 of 24
The version on directx9 included seems like it's the same as vista's, so some games gain the same problems that they have in vista.
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post #18 of 24
Bout time! Thanks for the release dates btw. I can never seem to navigate windows site well enough to find the release dates...
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post #19 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by blupupher View Post
Not the final version. What you have is probably RC1 (the release just before final).

I have the one before RC1 on all my machines and noticed no difference. 2 of them were fresh installs with a SP1 XP Pro disk and immediatly used the SP3 disk. I noticed no difference in performance.
You are mistaken, I am running SP3 RC2 build 3311
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post #20 of 24
this sp3 sounds useless to me. waste of time of development.
    
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