Windows 10 isn't far off now, yet there are many users who still haven't moved on from windows 7 to the current version, windows 81, due to a plethora of different reasons microsoft took a. Windows 8 took 18 seconds while windows 7 took 27 seconds calculated diff1erence is 8 seconds 2 shutdown time a similar improvement is seen when measuring shutdown time windows 8 took 8 seconds versus the 12 seconds in windows 7 calculated difference is 4 seconds 3 wake-up from sleep windows 8 shows a marked improvement here as well.
Until microsoft stops support for windows 7, people will continue to choose it over the alternative what, then, is the best option for your pc following xp’s demise, the upgrade candidates were windows 7 and windows 81, and we have broken down the key features to help you decide which is the better choice (fast forward to our verdict) 1. Windows 10 delivered similar performance to windows 7 in our handbrake encoding test while 81 was noticeably faster than both our hybrid 4k benchmark saw almost no difference in performance between the three operating systems, though again windows 10 matched 7 while 81 was a fraction faster.
Windows 7 was launched as an upgrade to the windows vista, while windows 8 is set to replace windows 7 in the coming years windows 7 was launched in october 2009 as a way to make the computer more user-friendly, as well as offer some upgrades on the already present windows vista system. Windows 7 vs windows 8: a comparison and review since the release of windows 8, i have wanted to compare windows 7 and windows 8 i have been fortunate enough to purchase both a windows based laptop which features windows 8 and a desktop computer that is running windows 7. I am a raw amatuer at this, so this may be a dumb question, but if i have a driver and hardware that has passed the hck tests on a windows 7 machine, will the signed drivers also work on a windows 8 machine. Windows 8 what would happen if microsoft dropped support of windows 7, 8 and 81 overnight jack schofield , computer journalist who has used windows continuously since 1990.
By contrast windows 7 and windows 8 have not been made free by microsoft following windows 10’s release and the company has no plans to make them so consequently even if you revert back to windows 7 or windows 8 in time, it would seem to make sense to take your free windows 10 upgrade while it lasts. Windows 7 because i'm using a non-touch machine naturally, windows 8 is a better developed software however i do not like it because i cannot see a good reason to have two user interfaces for my desktop like i've said before, microsoft should have release a windows 8 for desktop users (non-touch.
Windows 7 and windows 8 have had similar policies for major updates in the past (service packs in windows 7, and the windows 81 update) but a user doesn’t face a ticking clock for every single update - big or small - as with windows 10.
Windows 7 vs windows 10 comparison windows 8 was a radically different operating system to windows 7 but with windows 10 microsoft brought back the legacy look and feel of windows 7, but improved performance and added new features. Software windows 10 vs windows 81 vs windows 7 performance, but the end is still far better windows 81 three years ago we were benchmarking microsoft's then latest operating system, windows 8.
Windows 8 vs windows 7 – speed and performance testing january 15, 2013 by ahmed muhammad released on the 26th of october 2012, windows 8 was microsoft’s response to the increase in the huge popularity of operating systems in a short period of time.