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Cpu performance

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Cpu performance


    I would like to know why Cpu performance is so much better in W7 than W8 or 8.1

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  2. #2


    Quote Originally Posted by usmc362 View Post
    I would like to know why Cpu performance is so much better in W7 than W8 or 8.1
    Where did you get the idea that it was?
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    Check in msconfig.exe / BOOT / Advanced options if all cores are enabled. It happened to me few times, only one core was active at first install.
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  4. #4


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Thanks, I'll check it out next time I install W8
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