WINDOWS 7 POWER ▀ 256 THREADS / 192GB RAM OR EVEN MORE?

WINDOWS 7 POWER ▀ 256 THREADS / 192GB RAM OR EVEN MORE?

UPDATED ON: 2024-06-11
Section is constantly updated.

For vintage web surfers most important things are here:
plain txt file [may be a bit out of date]

Power of vintage 2009 operating system by microsoft can’t be underestimated.
[Windows 7 x64] supports up to 256 threads and up to 192Gb of RAM.
How cool is that, huh?

256 thread CPU appeared only a [short time ago] .

░ H#RDWARE
TECHNOLOGIES HARDWARE
MAX CPU SOCKETS 2
MAX CPU CORES 128
MAX CPU THREADS 256
MAX MOBO RAM 192Gb [or even bigger]1
MODERN CPUs Ryzen 7xxx/9xxx/10xxx
Threadripper 5xxx 2
MODERN GPUs Geforce 3090 Ti
Radeon 6950XT 3
NVME SUPPORT YUP [+] 4
USB3 SUPPORT AHA [+] 5
░ SOFTW@RE
TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE
SECURITY PATCHES October 8, 2024 [POS updates] /
Jan 13, 2026 [2008R2 updates] 6 / 7
KERNEL EXTENSIONS VxKex / NT61 / Win 10/11 API libs 8
UEFI SUPPORT EXTERNAL [+] 9
DIRECT X 11.1 [12.0] 10
VISUAL C++ LIBS 2003-2024 11
QT FRAMEWORK v5.15 [up to v6.6.1] 12
ELECTRON FRAMEWORK v22 [up to v28] 13
VIRTUALIZATION VirtualBox 6.1.50
VMware 15.5.7 / 16.X 14
MODERN WEB: FIREFOX Firefox [v115.15 ESR / v126] 15
MODERN WEB: CHROME Supermium v122 / CatsXP v126 16
GIT GIT v2.45.2 17
VSCODE v1.79.2 [up to v1.89] 18
PYTHON v3.8.15 [v3.9-3.12] 19
BLENDER v2.92 [up to v4.1.1] 20


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WINDOWS 7 x64 SP2+ ESU
18 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE
Oct 22, 2009 - Jan 13, 2026?
[TBD]

MODERN TIMELINE

Original post can be found at [MyDigitalLife forums]

PREVIOUS TIMELINE


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CONSIDERING ABOVE MENTIONED FACTS WINDOWS 7 WILL EASILY
OUTLIVE WINDOWS 10 / 11 IN TERMS OF LIFESPAN!






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  1. 192Gb of RAM is purely artificial limitation.
    Bigger amounts can be achieved by means of [registry hack] [ZwQueryLicenseValue]↩︎

  2. Support of modern AMD chipsets is possible via [CanonKong USB3 driver]
    x570/x670/wrx80 are supported, however beware of exceptions! ↩︎

  3. [AMD driver 22.6.1] Last driver for Windows 7.
    [Nvidia driver June 2024] [direct link] Nvidia security driver updates [till october 2024]↩︎

  4. NVME technology is not supported out of the box in gold release of Windows 7.
    Appropriate NVME drivers can be installed from manufacturer’s website or slip streamed into OS ISO image. ↩︎

  5. USB3 technology is not supported out of the box in gold release of Windows 7.
    Appropriate USB3 drivers can be installed from manufacturer’s website or slip streamed into OS ISO image. ↩︎

  6. Windows Embedded POS Ready 7 will receive updates [till October 8 2024] .
    Simplix confirmed that updates for embedded devices will be included in his pack,
    meaning that EOL of [Simplix updater] matches EOL for POS updates [October 8, 2024]. ↩︎

  7. Premium support for Windows Server 2008 R2 [could be extended] to unbelievable date like 2026-01-13.
    Opatch announced support [till January 2025] in worst case scenario. ↩︎

  8. It seems that develper of VxKex are ready to go even further with NT61: [VXKex] and [NT61] .
    [Ported Win 10/11 API libs] by Blaukovitch. ↩︎

  9. [UEFISeven] is an efi module that enables Windows 7 to boot under UEFI Class 3 systems. ↩︎

  10. DirectX 12.0 [is possible] if developer of software will include required support into the product. ↩︎

  11. Download latest [Visual C++ libs]  ↩︎

  12. Hacked QT6 can be downloaded [HERE] ↩︎

  13. Hacked [Electron v28]  ↩︎

  14. [VirtualBox 6.1.50] last Windows 7 version
    [VMware 15.5.7] latest official Windows 7 version
    [VMware 16.x] brutally hacked version ↩︎

  15. Last version of Firefox is finally determined. It is 115.15 ESR.
    Will be supported at least [till the end of 2024] ,
    highly doubt that it will be the last version of Firefox under Windows 7.
    [Hacked Firefox v126]  ↩︎

  16. [Supermium 122] independent fork of modern Chrome
    [CatsXP 126] Chinese fork of actual Chrome version
    [Chrome 125] hacked original Chrome ↩︎

  17. Last official version is 2.45.2 can be downloaded [HERE]  ↩︎

  18. Hacked [VS Code v1.89]  ↩︎

  19. More information on hacked Python 3.9-3.12 versions can be obtained [HERE]  ↩︎

  20. More information on hacked up to Blender 4.1.1 versions can be obtained [HERE]  ↩︎