SSD TRIM command, AVX/AVX2 support, "better" multicore performance, VS2012 made software (XPx64 support dropped), dedicated CG Software (Mari,etc)...
Ok, so I decided to switch the XPx64 of the dual boot with Win7x64, that's fine, so now I make a new rig with an SSD from which I will boot both OS's. The new mobo will be UEFI, that means among other things that the OS boot will be faster, so I decide to install XP and Win7 on UEFI.
And I was happy until I find that, in order to do that it requires partitioning the SSD as GPT (instead of MBR) and that that's unsupported by XPx86, meaning... single OS Win7 on UEFI on the SSD, or Dual Boot without UEFI on the SSD!! Is that right or I am missing something, gone mad or.... please tell me, can't believe what my eyes see.
PD: And just to be on the safe side, do you think the next ASUS z87 mobos will support XpSP3? I mean AHCI drivers and all. Specially the Asus Z87M-Plus which I will acquire.
PD2: seems there is a way indeed, need further research... (or not... probably I misread)
PD3: Further reading on the link, it sounds as the GPT partition table makes some legacy partitions for MBR, does that means I can install both 7 on UEFI and XP without it on same SSD?
Edited by Dogway, 28 June 2013 - 02:52 AM.