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post #11 of 21
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Then go for no superfetch. It offers improved disk performance at the cost of cpu cycles. If you want the cycles and not the disk, superfetch obviously is not for you
I have 2 raptors, everything is instant anyway. At most i'd need to wait 5 seconds for a map to load in a game.. which most likely wouldn't even be in superfetch data. Outside of games every application loads instantly, with or without superfetch. (I don't use photoshop, so I can't say if that loads faster or not)

I really cannot see superfetch making a difference in any computer that has raid 0.
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I know what you mean, if you have a quick RAID0 setup, then why not disable it?
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I have 2 raptors, everything is instant anyway. At most i'd need to wait 5 seconds for a map to load in a game.. which most likely wouldn't even be in superfetch data. Outside of games every application loads instantly, with or without superfetch. (I don't use photoshop, so I can't say if that loads faster or not)

I really cannot see superfetch making a difference in any computer that has raid 0.
It makes a difference in my load times... The whole OS just seems to run better with superfetch on *shrug*
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post #14 of 21
Why is anyone bothering to argue, if he wants Vista without superfetch so he can get the 1-3FPS then why not? I like Superfetch and I prefer it to be there, that's my opinion and I'm sticking with it. Good luck without SuperFetch.
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post #15 of 21
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<----- waits for r3ap3r to come in here and start crying.

Why would I whine? Superfetch is useless unless on ReadyBoost, and I link BlackViper's services.msc site all the time

Yes, I use the search function to search for posts with my name it,
post #16 of 21
If I may put in my two cents...
After finding that all my Memory was being used at random times, I used the performance/reliability monitor to learn that superfetch will load any files accessed by any program. I tested this by loading new mods into oblivion, and watching the monitor after I was done.
    
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post #17 of 21
Yep, I guess it just depends on your hard drives and what kinds of programs you use.

The average user has average hard drives, which are slow by our standards, so it's good that Vista has Superfetch. But of course, some advanced users with faster drives may want to disable it to get their CPU cycles back. I'll let Vista do what it wants for now. I'm waiting on getting some new hard drives, and then we'll see...
    
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post #18 of 21
Can't you blacklist certain programs? I think that would be a fantastic option if it isn't already present.
post #19 of 21
I'd like to know how you could possibly accept 1FPS as an improvement and contribute it to Superfetch. A change in performance that small could be just about anything. Even running the same exact test day after day will net you variations that small.
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post #20 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cool Matty View Post
I'd like to know how you could possibly accept 1FPS as an improvement and contribute it to Superfetch. A change in performance that small could be just about anything. Even running the same exact test day after day will net you variations that small.
He saw a "1-3FPS average" difference. That means he ran many (supposedly many) tests and witnessed this trend.

That's how science experiments work, at least. They say global warming = "the earth's temp has risen 1 degree in the past 200 years..."

So I leave it up to you to decide lol
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