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Submitted by Vip3r 1743d ago | article

Windows 7 breaks Amazon records

v3.co.uk writes:

"Windows 7 has overtaken Harry Potter novels and the Nintendo Wii to become the biggest grossing pre-order product of all time in the UK, according to e-commerce giant Amazon.

In an announcement which will be music to Microsoft's ears, Amazon.co.uk declared that the new operating system sold more pre-order copies in the first eight hours of its release than Vista did in its entire pre-order period." (PC, Tech, Windows 7)

Vip3r  +   1743d ago
I got the RTM a month ago and it's a really good operating system.
freeblue  +   1743d ago
hopefully i will get a email about my free upgrade shippment
evrfighter  +   1743d ago
running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit.

I've not run into a single issue. I've not had a single issue running any game that I own. I was left extremely happy due to the fact that no matter what I tried on xp I couldn't force off v-sync on Arma2.

I'm no longer having that issue and runnin a buttery smooth 60fps Arma2 on windows 7.
jav0918  +   1743d ago
downloading my upgrade as we speak. 30$ Why not? Yay for being a student =)
mcslick101  +   1743d ago
If you have Vista - I recommend you upgrade. This is much better for gaming and will increase your fps by at least 10 - 20%.
Nihilism  +   1743d ago
i'm running vista ultimate 64bit, are you being serious though, are you sure you didnt get a new pc that had win7 on it???, because all the reviewers said that there were almost no gains in gaming, and that only the OS level use was faster. i need some serious gaming benchmarks, now that it's out it won't be long
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Kalowest  +   1743d ago
Win7 is awesome, and it comes with DirectX 11, its good for gamimg
TheIneffableBob  +   1743d ago
7 is faster than Vista, but it's not a huge difference. It's about on par with XP in game performance.
Nihilism  +   1743d ago
@Kalowest
you've been readin to much marketing crap, windows vista will also support dx11 through an update, dx11 is backwards compatible with vista, not like how xp couldn't support dx10, win7/win vista architecture is almost identical
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DrRobotnik  +   1743d ago
Wow
I knew vista sucked but....DAMN.
PeptoBismol  +   1743d ago
congratz to Microsoft
Gandalf  +   1743d ago
Of course Windows 7 broke Amazon. It'll probably break computers too.
XDF  +   1743d ago
Like the Witch King broke your Staff in Return of the King , LMFAO. Windows 7 will break you, old man
AliTheBrit19  +   1743d ago
Got mine for £30, Yay student!

But laptop has to go in for repairs tomorrow :( so will have to wait till I get it back

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