Windows 8 vs Windows 7 tested with 17 games
Last week Microsoft made available its MSDN and TechNet users expected RTM version of Windows 8 operating system , the replacement of the current and reliable windows 7.
Windows 8 promises to improve the graphics improvements such as introducing new multimedia API DirectX 11.1, which has a tighter integration with the operating system itself, and this is achieved by improving the use of GPU acceleration in almost all sections graphics operating system .
But undoubtedly perhaps most anticipated is the new graphics driver model WDDM 1.2 (Windows Display Driver Model), which promises to squeeze the graphics performance of GPUs DirectX 11.1. At the moment the only directx 11.1 GPUs are Radeon HD 7000 family of AMD Series, but WDDM 1.2 also allows you to use several of the new features in DirectX 11 GPUs.
Most of the new features of WDDM 1.2 drivers are focused on accelerating the GUI of Windows and its new stereoscopic 3D specification, so that users who prefer games, have little to worry if your GPU is DirectX 11.1 or DirectX 11.
From an extensive TechPowerUp comparative bring us where Windows face 8 against Windows 7, using a total of 17 games and two synthetic applications.
Windows 8 vs Windows 7
We recommend you read the full review on TechPowerUp.
Link: Microsoft Windows 8 Gaming Performance (TechPowerUp)Tags: directx 11.1, games, grÃ£ fico, Microsoft, operating, OS, performance, SW, system, WDDM 1.2, windows, Windows 7, Windows 8