Originally Posted by ewb
ive been using vista for a while now and have been playing bioshock in dx10 on it. the whole reason i switched to vista is for dx10 gaming and how its supposed to make things more efficient and faster, etc. well last night i tried bioshock on my xp boot. wow. its so much smoother its ridiculous. and curiously, it was different. i heard different things happen, i saw different things happen, etc. like for instance, the guy who gets thrown through the window by a big daddy in the demo, he had no items on him in dx10/vista, but in xp he did have items on him. wtf? there were a few things like this. and i heard way more stuff being said, and sound effects. very odd. but of course the biggest thing was the framerate seemed like DOUBLE the speed.
Its odd you say this because minus the items I experience significantly better performance on Vista than on my XP boot. Only major difference was I could run AA on the xp version without errors.