What Are the Differences between Windows 8 and Windows 7 for Gaming?

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What Are the Differences between Windows 8 and Windows 7 for Gaming?

Microsoft has designed the Windows 8 operating system to let users experience increased performance. As a result, many tests have been done to verify and compare the performance and speed of the 2 operating systems by installing them on the computer systems that have identical configurations.

Although many have experienced decreased gaming performance in Windows 8, users can assess the efficiency of their computers on their own by first running the assessment test of the system after installing Windows 7, and then running the same test after installing Windows 8 on the same computer. Users may see different figures of ‘Gaming graphics’ label after running the assessment test for Windows 7 and Windows 8.

How to Run Assessment Test in Windows 8?
To run system rating assessment test in Windows 8, step-by-step instructions given below must be followed:

  • Log on to Windows 8 computer with the administrator or local user account.
  • Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to go to the desktop window.
  • Once on the desktop screen, click File Explorer icon from the taskbar.
  • On the opened Libraries window, right-click Computer from the left pane.
  • From the displayed context menu, click Properties.
  • On the opened System window, under System section, check System rating is not available opposite to the Rating label.
  • On Performance Information and Tools window, click Rate this computer from the right pane to start the assessment of key components installed on the Windows 8 computer.
  • Close all the opened windows when done.