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thanks for pics, cant wait to install it, just need something different:p
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anything special about windows 8 other than looking pretty? any extra features or improvments over windows 7? smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Ev1l_HAF View Post

Bulldozer fails again W.T.H. AMD FX 6100 OC'ed to 4.3 and i cant run Windows 8 cause my cpu dont meet there requirements
windows8.jpg

come to intel you must.

muhaha

windows 8 is a gimick for tablet users.

give me windows xp 64 bit with proper driver support and ill be happy!!!
post #24 of 37
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anything special about windows 8 other than looking pretty? any extra features or improvments over windows 7? smile.gif

Iits pretty much a polished Windows 7 with a new desktop environment (with some of the old functionality). So far most of my programs work on it flawlessly. It has a few minor things missing that I would like to see added (a close button added top right of all application windows). Otherwise as a skeptical as I was in one of my previous threads, im actually having fun playing with its transitions. biggrin.gif
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My crossfire crashed on almost every game with the new preview drivers so I'm back to Windows 7. Might try it on a older pen input laptop I got for a laugh.
(And I wanted my fictional 3-5% performance increase)
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My crossfire crashed on almost every game with the new preview drivers so I'm back to Windows 7. Might try it on a older pen input laptop I got for a laugh.
(And I wanted my fictional 3-5% performance increase)

Check out my post with using Windows 7 drivers instead. They might be more stable then AMD's preview drivers.
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Just finishing my install.How long do we get this for free,it's good till the launch date?

Never mind,I see their is no launch date yet. 5 updates already,that didn't take long.
Edited by jameskelsey - 2/29/12 at 9:40pm
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Just finishing my install.How long do we get this for free,it's good till the launch date?
Never mind,I see their is no launch date yet. 5 updates already,that didn't take long.

Windows wont expire until January 15, 2013.
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Originally Posted by Warmonger View Post

Windows wont expire until January 15, 2013.

wow thats a long time! this beta test should provide MS with lots of feedback!
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Windows wont expire until January 15, 2013.

October is rumored to be when it's launched,don't the previews or beta's usually expire at release?
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