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Seems like http://win8tiles.com/ is down, any other alternatives for the new start screen icons? tongue.gif

Still missing some proper icons for some games like Medal of Honor Warfighter and GTA IV. thumb.gif
    
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Worse to come those Metro App utilize and eat up your GPU VRAM as you game... it causes shuttering FPS for me on GTX 680 SLI... I had to shut all the Metro App down.

 

Regular app thunderbird, chrome like on desktop are fine completely. 

 
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post #573 of 841
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post

Seems like http://win8tiles.com/ is down, any other alternatives for the new start screen icons? tongue.gif
Still missing some proper icons for some games like Medal of Honor Warfighter and GTA IV. thumb.gif

I had nothing better to do, I'm happy with how the Medal of Honor icon came out but I coudln't fine a great image of GTA so I just resized the poster. I'm sure people will make better ones but consider these to be place holders biggrin.gif

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I'm on windows 7, and I'm wondering, is it worth the jump? I do not mind the UI of metro, I like it slightly better than 7.
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I think its a cool and fresh approach to Windows but its still a bit buggy in my experience...
post #576 of 841
Im going to be installing windows 8 in 2 weeks is there a SSD optimization guide for windows 8 yet?
post #577 of 841
Yeah, Sean made one for the preview version. Check the SSD section.
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I'm on windows 7, and I'm wondering, is it worth the jump? I do not mind the UI of metro, I like it slightly better than 7.

I made the jump. It was time for a fresh installation. My Windows 7 installation was mangled over the years.

I did purchase Start8 though. I don't mind the Metro UI, did some customization and like it. Pretty cool that I can download Apps that I like.

I played a few of the games I like, had absolutely no issues. Also had no issues with my OC.

Since it was a fresh install, things are running quick.
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I'm on windows 7, and I'm wondering, is it worth the jump? I do not mind the UI of metro, I like it slightly better than 7.

I'm really liking Windows 8, the only problem I'm having are with the Apps. I love them but they are far from optimized. The start menu is easy to get used to and much easier to find programs that you're looking for. All in all Windows 8 is great but if you're willing to wait till SP1 you may enjoy it more.
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navigation is pretty easy now, im not getting lost nearly as much. Its like version 2.0 to the vanilla desktop experience of win7. As for now im giving it a thumb.gif but reserve the right to take it back as I load my device software.
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