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I'm actually happy with Windows 8, that means I can continue using 7 atleast five more years, atleast... who knows how the OS after 8 is going to be like.
Nothing performance and gaming revolutionary with 8 either, Directx 11.1 I don't think so.

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Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post

many of you thinking WIN 8 wont surely flop nor threat PC gaming, Hey you better askin the Magic Eight Ball affecting by the human mind! the Magic 8 ball is a predictable answer!
Lots of people skipped windows vista. PC gaming isn't dead. What makes you think even if many people skip windows 8 PC gaming will die?
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Annnd windows is following it's cycle.
My lifetime:
Win95 mad.gif Win98 smile.gif WinME mad.gifmad.gif Winxp smile.gifsmile.gif WinVista frown.gif Win7:)smile.gif


This got me giggling...

My Lifetime:

Commode64 mad.gif
DOS 1.1 - 6.22 mellowsmiley.gif
Win 3.0 smile.gif
Win 3.11 (WFW) thumb.gif
WinNT 3.5-4.0 thumb.gifthumb.gif
Win 95 rolleyes.gif
Linux (Slackware)mad.gif
Win 98 smile.gif
Win ME (only version I never tried)
Win 2k thumb.gifthumb.gif
BEOS smile.gif
Win XP thumb.gif
Win Vista smile.gif
Win 7 thinking.gif
Win 8 eek.gif

Apple? Maybe one day...
   
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This got me giggling...
My Lifetime:
Commode64 mad.gif
DOS 1.1 - 6.22 mellowsmiley.gif
Win 3.0 smile.gif
Win 3.11 (WFW) thumb.gif
WinNT 3.5-4.0 thumb.gifthumb.gif
Win 95 rolleyes.gif
Linux (Slackware)mad.gif
Win 98 smile.gif
Win ME (only version I never tried)
Win 2k thumb.gifthumb.gif
BEOS smile.gif
Win XP thumb.gif
Win Vista smile.gif
Win 7 thinking.gif
Win 8 eek.gif
Apple? Maybe one day...

Me too - made me think of how old i really have become...

In my tinkering years:
DOS 6.22 - Win 3.11 typer.gif

Since then:
Win95b smile.gif
WinNT 4.0 (First MS Cert was on this) thumb.gif
Win98 smile.gif
WinME thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Win2000 thumb.gif
WinXP thumb.gif
FreeBSD devilsmiley.gif
Vista sozo.gif
Win7 thumbsupsmiley.png
 
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If they think the tablet can beat my 3X Eye-finity setup playing BF3 on Ultra + DX11 with teamspeak at the same price point of a desktop PC. by all means go ahead.
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I'll wait and see how this turns outs. If anything, my next upgrade is Windows 7 Ultimate thumb.gif
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post #87 of 135
Actually, I think PC gaming is one of the few things not affected by Metro. PC gaming (well, most serious gaming, anyway) is done in fullscreen, so each game has its own interface that exists outside the OS's interface anyway. If anything, the Metro paradigm of kicking everything out to fullscreen makes gaming fit right in. And even the browser-based gaming (including stuff on Facebook) works within the interface of the browser, not the OS.

The only issues might be customizing and tweaking. Hopefully Nvidia and AMD are working on Metro versions of their control panels.
post #88 of 135
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Originally Posted by Bobotheklown View Post

Annnd windows is following it's cycle.
My lifetime:
Win95 mad.gif Win98 smile.gif WinME mad.gifmad.gif Winxp smile.gifsmile.gif WinVista frown.gif Win7:)smile.gif

I love this comment, so true. Everyone knows to skip a generation in windows wink.gif As for the article... it's already been said, sensationalist BS. smile.gif
post #89 of 135
give me a way to natively run my games in linux and MS can say good bye!
Metro UI is fail on a phone, how MS came to the conclusion it should be on a PC who know.. doh.gif
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post #90 of 135
Doesn't windows 8 allow you to return to the normal desktop view we are all accustomed to? I thought it was suppose to look almost identical to Win7
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