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41. Re: AMD Knocks DirectX Mar 18, 2011, 22:45 Suddenly_Dead
 
=WTE=MavericK wrote on Mar 18, 2011, 22:26:
Isn't the fact that Microsoft, starting with Vista, moved the video graphics adapter from kernel-mode to user-mode for more stability the biggest performance drain?

It was an initial drain because the drivers had to be largely rewritten for WDDM. It's fine now, and 7 performs at least as well as XP overall (not even taking into account the stuff you get from having a good x64 OS). Hell, the drivers were mostly there by the time Vista hit retail.
 
 
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