I noticed in the SP3 notes that they recommend switching to java 1.8 for

on Winders was a literal piece of cake, and I am running it now.

Anyone seen performance differences with Java 8? My theory is that a
lot of the Designer lags are garbage collection based. Presumably this
is a hot topic in the Java world to be improved on in major releases.
(But I may be naive. Or did I mean Evian? backwards/forwards, what
difference does it make anyway?)