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Vista Hinders Performance

Windows Vista Hinders Creative Users’ Efficiency Even More than Windows XP Did

From Slashdot. Rather interesting. Basically they say that the mouse precision and menu lag are worse in Vista then they were in XP, which has a negative impact on productivity. From my usage of Vista I can concur. I even turned off the eye candy relating to the mouse cursor and menus and it still seems slower then XP. They claim Mac OS X is far superior in both categories.

It would seem poor mouse accuracy would be a hindrance in games, unless that only applies to the desktop and not when you are in a DirectX environment. It would seem that the whole Aero/Glass thing would blur the line between desktop and DirectX tough. . . . Combine poor mouse accuracy with DirectX10 being exclusive to Vista and that is yet another reason for game developers not to support it.