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Its the best way to still game and not be chained to Windows for your main OS

Fellow OCN member just showed me the best way I think. I am rocking win 8.1 WSUS edition... smooth as butter, all the stuff creators update broke for my nvidia drivers (dsr 4k, overclocked refresh, color profile enforcement) now work perfectly again. I am never going back to Win 10, WSUS Win 8.1 is heaven on Earth. My icons even look crisper than on Win 10, not sure if placebo or what, but yeah, rock on


on topic- My Fidelio X1's + Fulla 1 over type C is what is coming to Europe with me after all, mmm man it is so good, love it.
    
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Fellow OCN member just showed me the best way I think. I am rocking win 8.1 WSUS edition... smooth as butter, all the stuff creators update broke for my nvidia drivers (dsr 4k, overclocked refresh, color profile enforcement) now work perfectly again. I am never going back to Win 10, WSUS Win 8.1 is heaven on Earth. My icons even look crisper than on Win 10, not sure if placebo or what, but yeah, rock on


on topic- My Fidelio X1's + Fulla 1 over type C is what is coming to Europe with me after all, mmm man it is so good, love it.

You will have to go back to windows 10.

M$ is trying to shoot windows 7 and 8 behind the barn with an 8 gauge shot gun. Only windows 10 will receive updates for kaby lake which is what your laptop is running.
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You will have to go back to windows 10.

M$ is trying to shoot windows 7 and 8 behind the barn with an 8 gauge shot gun. Only windows 10 will receive updates for kaby lake which is what your laptop is running.

It all depends. See my posts here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1628138/guide-making-a-clean-install-a-breeze-and-maintaining-an-updated-system-on-hardware-unsupported-my-micro-oft/0_40

If my plan works, I can stay on this super smooth install of Win 8.1, in fact, I may do so for another 6 months anyway and just not do any updates even if my plan does not work, since all I do is game, and I have norton paid firewall and malwarebytes lifetime running... I mean that is overkill security for someone who just games and doesn't put their SSN or bday into a PC, so I am not to worried about it.

Loving win 8.1 at the moment, my icons are sharper looking, even browsing websites that have images the images look sharper... man I did not realize Win 10 blurred stuff. lol cpu is running at 0.5% instead of jumping to 5-9% randomly every 20 minutes, nvidia drivers work perfect again, its heaven honestly. no bloat at all after uninstall weather/news, etc apps.

Sidenote- have you any of you ever heard the Fidelio X1 (not x2)? i love it, just curious what your thoughts are on it if you remember.
    
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Windows 8 and 8.1 were utterly horrible from my experience. Windows 7 is alright - but dated.
I have nothing against Windows 10 and absolutely love its huge progress on large-to-small things compared to 8.


Also the difference between Windows/Unix in terms of audio is negligible enough that 99.999% of audio producers use Windows.




Also that ZDac looks amazing... but expensive frown.gif
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Windows 8 and 8.1 were utterly horrible from my experience. Windows 7 is alright - but dated.
I have nothing against Windows 10 and absolutely love its huge progress on large-to-small things compared to 8.


Also the difference between Windows/Unix in terms of audio is negligible enough that 99.999% of audio producers use Windows.




Also that ZDac looks amazing... but expensive frown.gif

I only game 24/7, so basically any OS is fine with me as long as it doesn't break Nvidia drivers, and creators update did sadly.
    
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Windows 8 and 8.1 were utterly horrible from my experience. Windows 7 is alright - but dated.
I have nothing against Windows 10 and absolutely love its huge progress on large-to-small things compared to 8.


Also the difference between Windows/Unix in terms of audio is negligible enough that 99.999% of audio producers use Windows.




Also that ZDac looks amazing... but expensive frown.gif

The price is stupid. Ignore that. Find a parasound dealer in your area and contact them for the price. Should be 350-400 new.
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Im awaiting some kind of confirmation that I wont be treated as a cheater and if so then Ill just grab Ubuntu and run 7 in a VM.

Though was also worried about how well sound works in linux (though I suppose that could change from distro to distro.
    
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Im awaiting some kind of confirmation that I wont be treated as a cheater and if so then Ill just grab Ubuntu and run 7 in a VM.

Though was also worried about how well sound works in linux (though I suppose that could change from distro to distro.

What do you mean "treated as a cheater"?
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Windows 8 and 8.1 were utterly horrible from my experience. Windows 7 is alright - but dated.
I have nothing against Windows 10 and absolutely love its huge progress on large-to-small things compared to 8.


Also the difference between Windows/Unix in terms of audio is negligible enough that 99.999% of audio producers use Windows.




Also that ZDac looks amazing... but expensive frown.gif

Also, the difference between linux and windows on that front starts to get real complicated.

People use windows with direct audio drivers because the studio software that most people use is not available on linux.

Plus most people actually use OSX because of pro tools.
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