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Dual Interface = Slower?

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    Dual Interface = Slower?


    I recently read a review of Windows 8 and it said that because of the Dual Interface, I'm assuming he means Metro/Desktop, it's actually slower/more resource hog than 7, is that true?

    Here's the article: Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed | ZDNet

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    Here is a quote from the article you mention.
    Windows 8 is faster than Windows 7, but that's about it -- and that dual interface mess makes it slower for practical purposes.
    The author states that Windows 8 is faster than windows 7, he implies that since the interface is more confusing that it is practically slower because of wasted time using the dual interface.
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    Ahh, thanks I was confused, I thought he was saying it was a slower system. Thanks.
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    No problem, you're welcome.
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