Windows 11 is here, but you should wait before upgrading! I’ve compared Windows 10 and 11 in 12 games to find out the performance differences. We’ll also look at Virtualization Based Security (VBS) / Core Isolation on and off to see how this affects gaming and creator workloads.
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Windows 10 vs Windows 11 Timestamps:
0:18 How To Turn Off VBS / Core Isolation
0:36 Is VBS / Core Isolation On By Default?
1:27 Test Laptop Specs
1:37 How I Upgraded To Windows 11
1:57 Windows 11 Nvidia Drivers
2:18 Microsoft Flight Simulator
2:58 Control + Ray Tracing + DLSS
4:21 Cyberpunk 2077 + Ray Tracing + DLSS
4:58 Watch Dogs Legion
5:26 Red Dead Redemption 2
5:45 Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
6:20 Rainbow Six Siege
6:37 3 Extra Games
6:46 Windows 11 (VBS Off) vs Windows 10
7:48 Windows 11 (VBS On) vs Windows 10
8:22 Windows 11 (VBS On) vs Windows 11 (VBS Off)
8:46 Game Difference Summary
9:20 Cinebench – CPU Performance
9:46 Creator (Photoshop/Premiere/Resolve)
10:09 Should Content Creators Upgrade?
10:25 Thermals / Clock Speed / Power Limits
10:56 Battery Life Differences
11:23 Lower Spec Laptops Perform Worse on 11?
11:50 AMD Ryzen Bugs = Lower Performance
12:24 Windows 11 Features – DirectStorage & Auto HDR
12:55 Should You Upgrade To Windows 11 Now?
13:03 When Will Jarrod Upgrade To Windows 11?
13:51 When Will Reviews Change To Windows 11?
More details about Microsoft’s Core Isolation / Memory Integrity feature: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/core-isolation-e30ed737-17d8-42f3-a2a9-87521df09b78
About Virtualization-Based Security (VBS): https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/device-experiences/oem-vbs
PCGamer article: https://www.pcgamer.com/windows-11-pcs-can-hobble-gaming-performance/
Puget Systems comparing Adobe Premiere & DaVinci Resolve: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Should-you-upgrade-to-Windows-11-for-Video-Editing-2236/
AMD FAQ page about Windows 11 performance with Ryzen processors: https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/faq/pa-400
Upgrading from Windows 10 to 11 with the installation assistant: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows11
Information about DirectStorage: https://devblogs.microsoft.com/directx/directstorage-is-coming-to-pc/
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