Windows 11 - dive in or wait?

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Post 05 Oct 2021

Is Reason going to be fine under the newly available OS or should I wait till some future optimisation?

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Post 05 Oct 2021

CaptainBlack wrote:
05 Oct 2021
Is Reason going to be fine under the newly available OS or should I wait till some future optimisation?
Personally, I would absolutely wait, but for more reasons than whether or not Reason DAW will be fine or not. Historically the first 6-12 months of a new version of Windows has "issues" that need sussing out, and while the levels at which its bugginess has varied greatly over the years, it just seems sensible to sit the first 6-12 months out until the maintenance updates and fixes appear. Especially in a production environment. And I'd recommend the same for Mac users contemplating jumping onto a brand new version of MacOS.

To be honest, there is very little game changing things coming in Windows 11 that would make me want to jump ship from Win 10 right now. I'm looking forward to how things look in 6-12 months, though. :thumbup:
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Post 05 Oct 2021

CaptainBlack wrote:
05 Oct 2021
Is Reason going to be fine under the newly available OS or should I wait till some future optimisation?
Run the compatibility checker tool for your PC. That might make the decision for you! TPM - cough, cough

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Post 05 Oct 2021

Apparently my Gen 7 i7 processor won't cut it so I'm not gonna be rushing to upgrade.
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Post 05 Oct 2021

For me it is "Obviously wait until you cannot avoid it any more." As I really don't want the new "features" and my system works fine.
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Post 06 Oct 2021

CaptainBlack wrote:
05 Oct 2021
Is Reason going to be fine under the newly available OS or should I wait till some future optimisation?
Given that Win 11 is only available on new devices at the moment you'll just have to wait. Upgrades for Win 10 users with a pc that meets the hardware requirements won't start to be available for at least another 3 months.

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Post 06 Oct 2021

YOLO-dive.

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Post 06 Oct 2021

It’s a no-brainier especially for all those Reason users that have been burnt upgrading to R12

Learn by your mistakes & Wait-Wait-Wait! :lol:

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Post 06 Oct 2021

jam-s wrote:
05 Oct 2021
For me it is "Obviously wait until you cannot avoid it any more." As I really don't want the new "features" and my system works fine.
Exactly why I just recently upgraded to Windows 10. If it's not broken... why try to fix it? Everything* is running well for me under Windows 10, so I won't be upgrading until I absolutely have to.

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Post 06 Oct 2021

I'm an IT guy, have been so for 25 years, and I've always been a late adopter as long as everything is working how I like it.
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Post 06 Oct 2021

Another vote for wait, it's just an O/S update- it wont add much but it can take a lot away!

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Post 06 Oct 2021

New icons and new bugs. Not worth it.

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avasopht
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Post 06 Oct 2021

Also will wait it out for a good year or so.

I like the improvements in wsl2, but nothing that I can't live without.
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Post 06 Oct 2021

Windows 10 will be supported until at least 2025 I think. If I need a new machine before then, then sure, I'll go Win 11, otherwise, if it ain't broke, don't "fix" it... Be a similar while before I jump into Reason 12, same reason... Reason 11 ain't broke (for me)...

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Post 07 Oct 2021

avasopht wrote:
06 Oct 2021
Also will wait it out for a good year or so.

I like the improvements in wsl2, but nothing that I can't live without.
Same. :thumbup:
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Post 07 Oct 2021

I only switched from 98 to 2000 only when SP3 was out. :D
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