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If it plays x360 games.. We can say goodbye to PC only games forever.
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post #32 of 47
unless its faster than 7, i do not want.
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post #33 of 47
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Not everyone is going to report bugs.
I'll be reporting fake ones
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post #34 of 47
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If it plays x360 games ill get, Dont care what else it does, Its better than owning a 360 IMO
if you have to pay an extra subscription though screw that. i have my comp monitor on my desk and then next to it i have another monitor with my 360 on it so i can use skype or itunes while i'm playing a 360 game or use netflix while i'm using my PC.
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The big thing with W8 is touch optimisation.

W8 + tablet + wacom pen + wireless display & peripherals = win.

I'd love to have something like the Asus EP121, but with an IB proc and W8.
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Time to get ready to start partitioning

Source
If the Win8 beta is a solid and stable as the Win7 beta was, then most likely I'll just skip the partitioning and use it as my primary OS.
     
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post #37 of 47
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Originally Posted by Decade View Post
It feels like Seven was released just yesterday. o_O

Is Microsoft taking the Call Of Duty approach for software releases now?
this is their regular release cycle. win7 is ~2 yrs old now.

regular release cycle is ~3 years.


there was just a longer wait between xp to vista.


and people hated vista so lots of people (including myself) jumped from xp to 7
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hope my msdn subscription lasts long enough to get the full release xD
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post #39 of 47
Isn't Windows 8 more for touchscreen netbooks and tablets?
From what I've seen, anyways.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ObviousCat View Post
If the Win8 beta is a solid and stable as the Win7 beta was, then most likely I'll just skip the partitioning and use it as my primary OS.
Waitaminute there Sparky.. Every "other" version of Windows has been crapware:

Windows 95 (good)
Windows 98 (crap)
Windows 98 SE (good)
Windows ME(crap)
Windows XP(good)
Windows Vista(crap) (Vista fanboys will say otherwise)
Windows 7(good)

Windows 8 (crap) Obvious pattern is obvious.
Edited by t0adphr0g - 8/15/11 at 5:19am
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u could dwn that w8 long time ago...
idk what would be difference between this beta in previous release they put up few months ago
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