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Windows 7 Home Premium review

The best version of Windows 7 for home users

Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 comes in many different flavours, but Home Premium is likely to be the people's choice

To properly put Windows 7 through its paces, we ran real-world benchmarks on a Dell XPS M1330 and compared the differing results between Windows Vista, Windows 7 Release Candidate and the final Windows 7 RTM version.

We timed both the Ultimate and Home Premium version of Windows 7 and as you'd expect, found no differences in performance.

Here are the results:

PC boot time

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pc hibernation

PC resume from hibernation

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