Builds 10: Operating System (OS)
Once you have all the parts and ready for computer assembly, you need to think about – what OS I’m going to use for it!
Well there is a few options there and some of choices can depend on the parts used in the build. So let’s have a look at the most popular operating systems and see which are the best for gamer, home user or office clerk.
Windows 7 is one of the most popular operating systems just because of ease of use and suitability for any user base. Gamers find it easy to use and supported with all of current games and programs. It’s great to run on older machines, as media player, office document editor etc.
The only downside – it’s slightly outdated operating system that can support up to DX11 version, which new games are built on. Therefore it offers realistic physics, reflection, water particle acceleration etc. but looses to DX12 which is being used on Windows 10.
Windows 10 is currently latest operating system and is used on over 60% of computers worldwide. Lots of people used free upgrade from windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10 increasing number of Windows 10 users. So why this OS so good? It has DX12 which especially benefits gamers. When Microsoft released their Xbox One gaming console they wanted to squeeze as much power and graphics quality as possible. They have developed DX12 which paired with AMD graphics, chipset and CPU get massive performance improvement. AMD hardware was used in their console, which was same as desktop or laptop therefore – benefiting non console users, which lead to AMD being a lot faster than Intel. Basically, a lot of AMD budget users gained great improvement on lots of games after upgrading to windows 10. So if you’re a gamer is a lot better to choose Windows 10, especially after recent XBOX integration into Operating System.
Linux. Well linux is good for programmers. Regular pc user describes use of Linux as riding a bike, except bike is on fire, you’re on fire, everything is on fire and you’re in hell. It’s difficult for regular consumer, but advanced computer users find it great because you can control almost every bit of your computer, while using Linux.
It will run even on old 10-15 year old computers as hardware requirements are really low.
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