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W8 or W7 For Gaming Pc?

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April 9, 2014 10:34:41 AM

Hi guys I'm building a new gaming rig for around 2k and was wondering if it was pretty important to go with w8 or if it really didnt matter. I dont mind learning some things new but I dont want to have alot of issues compatability.

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April 9, 2014 10:37:46 AM

I'm using 8.1 and not had any real problems gaming wise, I find it a tad sharper/faster than w7 but that maybe placebo......

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April 9, 2014 10:58:33 AM

Got a bump in fps in BF3 and BF4 and microstutterting was gone when i switched to Win 8.1. As for compatibility, almost 90% of the software is Win 8.1 ready.
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April 9, 2014 11:13:58 AM

In terms of games, the main games I know of that have issues are fallout 3 and, at least for me, I had trouble starting Battlefront 2. Although, at the same time, these games didnt necessarily run perfectly in 7 either, so that might be more of a game/disc issue than an OS issue
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April 9, 2014 11:48:47 PM

Windows 8.1 Pros:
Faster than Win7 (Overall)
Their Constantly upgrading it
Slightly Better sound quality
Easier to use (in my opinion)
Better FPS on newer Games.
Windows 8.1 Cons:
Trouble with handling some Older Games/Software
No more cons :D 
Windows 7 Pros:
Can handle older games.
Familiar for most People.
Slightly cheaper (If it matters)
Windows 7 Cons:
Less Updates than Windows 8.1
slower than Windows 8.1
Worse FPS on New games than Windows 8.1
My Opinion:
I personally should go with Win8.1 at this point and I have it myself with no problems!
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