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In my experience it basically strips out alot of the unneeded services windows has that are not integral for gaming.
I accomplished these performance tweaks by spending some time turning off all the services I don't use on my gaming pc like bluetooth, tablet pc services, print spooler, and more.
If you're not of the mind to customize your windows install it seems like a great alternative. Although I don't agree with "freeing up" memory. Windows 7/Vista reported memory usage is not indicative of how much memory is truly available. They use idle memory to increase performance through superfetch. So I don't think interfering with windows memory management is a good idea.