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Should I upgrade to Windows 8 or just stick with Windows 7

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64

    Should I upgrade to Windows 8 or just stick with Windows 7

    Hi guys, thanks for taking your time clicking this thread.
    I'm planning to upgrade to windows 8 from windows 7. The thing is ... will my gameplay from windows 7 the same after I upgrade to windows 8 64-bit or will it improve or not?

    Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
    Processor: AMD A6-6400K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics (2 CPUs) 3.9 Ghz
    Memory: 4096 MB RAM
    DirectX Version: Directx 11

    Display Devices
    Graphic Card: AMD Radeon HD 6570
    Chip type: AMD Radeon Graphics Processor (0x6759)
    Display Memory: 3799 MB
    Dedicated Memory: 2036 MB
    Shared Memory: 1763 MB
    Current Mode: 1366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)


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  2. #2

    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit

    I don't know about game play, but in a little over a month you will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. I would wait. Here is some info from MS:

    Windows 10 FAQ & Tips
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  3. #3

    I too would wait for Win 10, if the Get Windows 10 app shows it as compatible.

    However, unless you are going to upgrade (or can upgrade) the memory to more than 4GB there is no compelling reason to have a 64 bit OS. The main reason for a 64 bit OS is to address and use more than 4GB of RAM. In addition, the 64 bit OS requires more memory than a 32 bit thus leaving you less available memory for programs.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    I can't get my epson Xp 305 printer to work on windows 8.1 cos of compatabily issue. Will it work on win 10
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  5. #5

    If it doesn't work on 8, it won't work on 10.

    Did you try installing it in XP Compatibility mode?
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