Which one is faster? Windows 7 Ultimate or Windows 7 Professional

Which one is faster? Windows 7 Ultimate or Windows 7 Professional

I assume Professional Edition will be faster since there are lot more features (resulting in more windows services). But, I'd love to have the opinions of experts here.

I assure that I'll be active in responding to queries.

Many thanks in advance.
progloverAsked:
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
The speed don't depend on versions.
Here you can compare the editions:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows7/products/compare

Windows 7 Pro is more for commercial purpose and Windows 7 Ultimate for Home use.
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n2fcCommented:
NO difference in speed...

Only added features in Ultimate are:
+ Bit Locker (drive encryption)
+ Languages selection

Neither feature affect speed...   If not using either of those features, they are identical!
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
As you can see here Windows 7 Ultimate is having more features than Windows 7 Pro:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7_editions

It is the Windows 7 Enterprise (only for volume licensing / corporate use) for home use :-)
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progloverAuthor Commented:
That's right, hopeleonie. Ultimate has more features and would that impede performance?
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*** Hopeleonie ***IT ManagerCommented:
It depends for what you need it. For an example BitLocker encryption, AppLocker etc. will slow a bit...
If you don't need this stuff, you will not loose any performance.
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progloverAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much, hopeleonie, n2fc!

Appreciate the help : )
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