PC Gamers are Flocking to Windows 7 in Droves According to Steam

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Octaviux

Windows 7 is a Haitian child, ADOPT NOW!

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nekollx

 too soon man, to soon

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nadako

I am still with xp even though i have windows 7 64bit system. I did use steam with windows 7 untill i started to incounter problems with tf2. Tf2 would suddenly freeze up when i was sending my client info to servers that i wanted to play on. Any one else with this issue?

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BaggerX

I've been running Win7 x64 since last April and I play TF2 all the time. Haven't had any problems with it. Maybe it's a driver issue?

Main Rig

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gendoikari1

Intel CPU speeds are higher than AMD CPU speeds, although I think that's having to do with people still having Pentium 4s. If they had a P4 for this long, then surely they must have melted from the heat! 

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gendoikari1

Nobody cares. Go to hell, spambot. 

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arkarkwin

  People still have < 1.4 Ghz Cpu ? don't tell me they got only 512mb ram with 80GB and its not even a laptop but full fledge desktop. Man, thats twilight zone for me.

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CloudRider

I have a 1.3GHz system w/1GB RAM that I turned into a file server, if that counts.

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snapple00

I wonder what the people with <1.4 Ghz CPU are playing on Steam.

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DBsantos77

What are they playing? 

The 1998 version of Crysis of course!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/70/

 

 

-Santos

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jlh304

Windows 7 is a great product, good to see it's moving fast on XP.  I like the fact that only 18% of the cpus out there are single core.  Time to start writing at least 2 core games and apps.

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BAMT

Considering XP is nearly 10 years old and still has double the users 7 has (which has been out for a while now) I find that 7 adoption is quite slow.

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Tekzel

Surely you are joking. In a few short months, Windows 7 has attained half the users on Steam that XP has, which has been around for 10 years.  It amazes me that anyone can look at those numbers and NOT consider that "flocking".

 

 

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nekollx

 Seriously. I mean lets compare them shall we

31% in 5 months and climbing

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45% in 10 YEARS and falling.

 

How does anyone NOT see that as flocking. 

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Windows Securit...

Security Experts are leaving Windows 7 in droves according to experts!

So it all evens out I guess

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lunchbox73

I'm still trying to figure out your motive my friend. You've been spouting out this garbage for months but I can't understand why. Do you work for Apple or something?

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Taz0

Have you heard of the term "Weasel words" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weasel_word)?

Who exactly are those alleged "Security Experts" you claim are "leaving in droves"? How many are there?

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Tekzel

Yea, that guy is a complete kook, ignore him.

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gendoikari1

My troll detector picked up his other comments. Disregard. 

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MrGeek

Total pwnage!

Ok... I should not be talking like that since I am 50 years old...!

Just built a completely new rig 2 weeks ago, put Win 7 Ultimate 64 bits.

Crysis plays OHHHHH soooo SMOOOTH! Plus have thrown multiple apps at it (video editing, video conferencing, media player, and WOW, all running at the same time) and Win 7 has not burped yet. 

Son's pc had Vista Ultimate and he is bugging me now to update it (he is in college). And in his machine Vista crashes every once in awhile (Crysis is a bitch sometimes!)

Here's specs:

Intel Core i7-860 2.8GHz Quad-Core Processor
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 PlusCPU Cooler
ASUS P7P55D EVO LGA 1156 Motherboard
SAPPHIRE 100281SR Radeon HD 5870
CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W Power Supply
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB DDR3 1600 (8gigs total)
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB Internal Hard Drive
MSI Black SATA 24X DVD Burner
NZXT CS-NT-PANZER-B PANZERBOX Computer Case

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate  64 Bits

Using the motherboard built in sound card for sound (the one I really want is sold out everywhere) and a Logitech 9000 Pro webcam. Klipsch 2.1 speakers. Saitek Lighted keyboard and generic mouse. DELL ST2410 monitor (for 24" widescreen 1080p gloriousness!)

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carickw

Does every report have to end in a question?

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sirphunkee

Yes...it's an editorial standard intended to promote us coming here and commenting (...which places more ads in front of our eyes, and potentially drives up page rank for the article)

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Justin.Kerr

We also like reading your thoughts and enjoy interacting with our readers.

Often times you guys say the things we only wish we could :)

 

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