I'm currently running several performance tests using the Starterkit 2 efus™A9 Windows for evaluation purposes. During these tests, I first used the latest beta WinCE7 OS (XIPIMX6_C7E_V120_BETA_150218).
While using the beta OS version, I experienced quite a lot of crashes. One of the performance tests involved running the application we're currently developing (C# Compact Framework) on the Efus board and performing TCP communication with a server. Each time the communication session ended, a crash occurred, resulting in the board rebooting itself.
Due to these issues, I reverted to the last official OS release (XIPIMX6_C7E_V100_150202), since of course a beta version can contain these kind of issues. Using this official release resulted in super stable behaviour (no more crashes). But to my surprise, it also resulted in a considerable performance boost. One of the performance tests, involving running a transparent animation on the board, was 2x as fast as on the beta image. Now, this doesn't necessarily need to be an issue, but I was wondering if F&S were aware of any changes made in the beta version of the OS image that resulted in a 50 % decrease of performance using transparent images/animations ? Is it something we can expect to be fixed for the next official release ?