Windows® Vista Features vs Windows® 7 Features
The comparison between the features of Windows Vista and Windows 7
Microsoft® is known for making quick innovations to their products and Windows® has been as easy choice for millions of users around the world as their operating system. In the year 2005, they introduced Windows Vista and in the year 2009 they introduced Windows® 7, both of which had more and more compelling features than their predecessor. While comparing the different features of Windows Vista and Windows® 7 Operating System their effect on the computer system’s performance and on the other software applications are some of the important components to be analyzed.
In this article, we will be discussing about the features of Windows Vista and Windows® 7 under the following heads.
- Effect on the system performance
- Effect on software applications
- Battery Life
Effect on the system performance
When both the Windows Vista and Windows® 7 are compared for their effect on the system resource utilization and performance speed, it was concluded that the boot-up, start-up and shut down time for Windows® 7 is much better than the Windows Vista. With the consumption of less time the processing and performance of your computer is also increases drastically. Windows® 7 has higher memory bandwidth and better graphics bandwidth than Windows Vista® which is a much needed improvement considering the high performing game and software applications around to be used.
Effect on software applications
When we compare the feature of Windows® 7 it would be very unwise for not expecting the Windows® 7 to a better performer than Vista. Windows® 7 easily loads most of the high performance software applications like games very easily as well as other multi-media applications like image manipulation suites. Video/audio encoding is faster and reliable in Windows® 7 as compared to Windows Vista and it is able to take the load of most of the software applications like iTunes and GIMP quite easily with reduced effect on other applications running in the background. Also there has been a remarkable improvement in the video playback capability and video conversion rate of Windows® 7 with the Windows Media® Player that is much higher than its predecessor like Windows Vista®. There has also been a considerable improvement in the 3-D performance capability of the Windows® 7 as compared to the Windows Vista and this has been liked by the movie and games enthusiasts.
The battery life is one of the most important considerations for laptop users while going in for a new operating system, the battery life has played well on the Windows ® 7 operating system installed laptops and was found to be slightly better as compared to the Windows Vista operating system installed.