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BF4 Will Run Better On Windows 8 Than Windows 7

Gameranx: "Battlefield 4 will be fully optimized for Windows 8, DX11.1"

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MontyQ1068d ago

soooo the 2 ppl that installed windows 8 on a gaming rig well get an extra 2-3 fps dang that's awesome news :/

justastranger101068d ago

It must be taxing that Microsoft has two platforms to work with Windows and Xbox.

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Many-hat51068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

Hey, MontyQ. I'm one of the two people you speak of. I installed Win 8 on my spare SSD in my PC gaming rig when Windows 8 first launched, you know, just to try it out.I run Win7 on my main SSD, but Win8 is still there on my second drive,because,well,I'll be damned if I can find the button to remove it! :)

Really though, more BS from MS to bump up poor sales of a tablet designed OS, I think.

NimblePlay1068d ago

I hope this is not the same thing with crysis 1, where people with high end rigs back in 2007 where force to jump from xp to vista so they could play at the highest setting possible. This is pure BS from MS.

JsonHenry1068d ago

We were not "forced" exactly. There was a work around the same week it launched to allow for DX10 on XP.

Stsonic1068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

That is funny as the original crysis does not even work on windows 8 now. So people jumped hoops for crytek but they are not willing to make a simple patch for windows 8.

I bought this game a few weeks ago, it did not work and had to pirate it just so I could play. You may judge me for pirating the game but if I buy a game without warning it may not work then screw them.

LAWSON721068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

I played crysis on windows 8 so you sure it dont work without changing any settings

Stsonic1068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

It works for some people. I try'd all the fixes and none worked for me.

LAWSON721068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

I am confused a pirated copy worked but the steam version(?) didnt?

Stsonic1068d ago

Yes you are correct almost apart from I bought the game from origin.

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SnakeCQC1068d ago

im still not getting w8 lol

MizTv1068d ago

I agree
From what I hear w8 SucksAss

aliengmr1068d ago

As far as running games, it does that really well, aside from the minor "new OS" problems.

That being said, it just feels wrong and cheap as desktop OS. It actually annoyed me so much that I went back to 7.

If you really don't care about the OS and just want to run games well, Win8 is a good OS.

sAVAge_bEaST1068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

Don't. My girl just got a new laptop, with windows 8-- most retarded OS I have ever used,.. I[m putting 7 on it.

SnakeCQC1068d ago

my dad got a laptop with it too it was hilarious watching him try to work everything out lmao

Thehyph1068d ago

Yup. I bought my mom a new laptop for Christmas and she couldn't figure it out. This might seem normal to some people except that my mom had been using personal computers since before I existed, and I am 27 years of age.
Gotta love how metro was supposed to be the Microsoft version of iOS.... not even close

sAVAge_bEaST1068d ago (Edited 1068d ago )

^^^^

Yes, they were trying to copy iOS, and failed, miserably.

The thing is iOS is on iphones and ipads, Macbooks use OSx. -Micro$oft went full retard , using it on both tablets, and laptops -with no touch screen.

SnakeCQC1068d ago

well it seems to be the curse of ms one good os then a cataclysmically bad one and then a good one and so on

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kydrice1068d ago

My dad's computer has windows 8 and whenever I have to fix some problem (very minor problems) I rage hardcore because it's so damn difficult to find anything. Took me forever to figure out how to get to the desktop which didn't help at all once I got there because there was no start menu. I don't know what monkey thought it was a good, edgy idea to get rid of it but Microsoft needs to get rid of HIM. Microsoft has a track record of releasing a good windows OS then a completely CRAPTASTIC one, then a good one again.

LiarasBoobs1068d ago

Sure, but Windows runs better on Windows 7 than Windows 8.

impet251068d ago

One game does not justify an upgrade definately not getting w8 when I'm sure it will run just fine on my w7 rig.

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