Windows is the undisputed king of the hill when it comes to PC gaming. We're not going to spend much time on gaming in this piece, though, since we already took an in-depth look in Windows 8 Versus Windows 7: Game Performance, Benchmarked. As quick verification, though, here are a couple of results from Crysis 2 and Mafia II.
Confirmation of similar performance between Windows 7 and 8 is all we need to keep moving.
- A Performance Check With Core i7-3770K
- Benchmark Results: 3DMark 11 And PCMark 7
- Benchmark Results: Sandra 2012 And Fritz
- Benchmark Results: Crysis 2 And Mafia II
- Benchmark Results: Audio And Video
- Benchmark Results: Image Processing And Image Rendering
- Benchmark Results: File Compression And File Operations
- Confirmation: Similar Performance Under Windows 8