Microsoft officially started to push Windows 11 to eligible users in batches on October 5. Microsoft officially started to push Windows 11 to eligible users in batches on October 5. The new system brings many features, but not all hardware will benefit, and bugs may also occur, especially in the case of unsupported drivers, etc. For example, AMD Ryzen series processors may suffer performance degradation when running certain applications on Windows 11
. Finally, Microsoft and AMD have fixed it through corresponding patches and drivers.
Even so, the acceptance of Windows 11 by gamers does not seem to be low. According to the November Steam Hardware & Software Survey
released by Valve, PCs using Windows 11 accounted for 8.3%, which was only 1.9% a month ago. Although the ratio of 8.3% does not seem to be high, Windows 11 has only been officially launched for two months, and it can be said that the speed of popularization is quite fast. At present, Windows 10 PCs account for 83.4% of the share, and Windows 7, OSX, and Linux are 3.3%, 2.7%, and 1.2%, respectively.
According to Microsoft’s requirements for TPM 2.0, users need to use Intel Core 8th generation or above, AMD Ryzen 2000 series or above, Qualcomm 7 and 8 series platforms, and some Skylake-X and 7th generation Core mobile processors to install Windows 11. Some users may not be able to upgrade to Windows 11 smoothly because the PC they are using does not meet the Microsoft TPM requirements.
In terms of graphics cards, NVIDIA still has an absolute advantage, with GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, and GeForce RTX 2060 in the top four. The GeForce RTX 30 series is growing rapidly. At the current rate, the total amount will exceed the GeForce RTX 20 series in the next two months. AMD still has the largest share so far in the Radeon RX 500 series, of which Radeon RX 580 ranks 13th. In the next 2022, what needs to be paid attention to is what changes the Intel Arc Alchemist graphics card will bring.