I’ve ranted about Windo$e Vista previously. Well, here’s another article to consider, comparing XP with Vista on a number of games using two high end graphic cards. Verdict? Vista is way behind in performance:

In the end, it looks like the new, bulky, poorly supported operating system is at the root of it all. This is not to say that this is a final verdict. If Microsoft keeps to its pattern, we can expect a service pack that may do some Spring cleaning with the OS and improve its ability to support better performance in games.