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Windows Vista SP1 vs Vista SP2 Release Candidate Performance - Benchmarks - Super Pi

We managed to get hold of a copy of Windows Vista SP2 RC and decided to put it up against Vista SP1 to see what has changed in the performance stakes.

| Benchmarks in Software | Posted: Feb 5, 2009 5:00 am

Super Pi

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5 XS Mod

 

Developer Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

Product Homepage: http://pw1.netcom.com/~hjsmith/Pi/Super_Pi.html

 

 

Developed by some folks from the University of Tokyo (yes, Japan), Super PI is a small utility that does just as the name implies. It figures PI to a set number of decimal places. Since PI is an infinite number to the right of the decimal point, the utility measures the time it takes to figure a set number of places. It runs the calculations a set number of times and gives a time for the completion of the task. This is a simple and effective way to measure the raw number crunching power of the processor being used to compile the results.

 

Windows Vista SP1 vs. Vista SP2 Release Candidate Performance

 

By the smallest of margins, half a second, SP2 takes the win here.

 

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