Pros: Good value, simple, powerflu features, compatible with almost everything
Cons: not free
It boots up in 9 seconds off my ssd. Works flawlessly, what more is there to say? I chose this over windows 8, and I definitely do not regret it one bit. My dad had this spare copy lying around in his office, so I tried it to see if he activation code was still good, and voila! Here I am, using it this moment!