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post #101 of 680
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Originally Posted by smex View Post

never switching of my computer, so thats irrelevant tongue.gif
i mean real hard frames per second..

How does frames per second refer to how fast an operating system is? You can install it in a VM and try it. it is seriously not that hard.
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post #102 of 680
Yes been using the consumer preview for past month and i can say, aside from the start button it feel alot like windows 7. I don't really ever use the metro ui, just in desktop mode all the time. It seems to use less resources then win7 64bit did. As of right now it feels snappier and more responsive.

Getting to programs takes no more time then it did before, i just had to relearn how... once i did it's no difference.
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post #103 of 680
doubting there will be a big difference @ opening files, windows or my browser.
i better should buy a ssd. my interest is only @games, especially hardly modded ones - and this i cant forget to test on a vm.
besides, i think the only difference ( i can imagine ) it could provide is that it needs a little less ram than 7.
2500k or upwards, 8gig ram, second 580 and ssd would save my day wink.gif
post #104 of 680
Windows 7 is great, I hate metro. Maybe after release I'll give it another shot if things shape up to be good
post #105 of 680

I'll probably be able to get it through my school for a small fee so I'll probably be getting it for the overall OS improvements.

 

That's only under the assumption that much better UI fixes come along and make it like it should be from the get go. If i'm stuck with programs that only emulate the start-menu (poorly at that) i'll probably have to think it over some more though.

 

I'd really like to play around with the new file-system too but as it stands i'm pretty sure that is only on the server edition(which I probably wouldn't be able to get through my school. O_o).

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post #106 of 680
ahaha and if i´d use win 8 i´d throw this over it..
http://www.lcarsx32.com/lcars/index.php
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post #107 of 680
Nope, didnt buy Windows 7 not going to buy Windows 8.
 
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post #108 of 680
No way. Been messing around with the consumer preview at work and there is nothing I like about it. Lack of start button is the true killer though. I think it might be cool on a tablet (or maybe touch screen all in one PC if I got used to it- but I never see myself buying one of those).
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post #109 of 680
I've fallen in love with windows 8 so far and have absolutely no qualms about admitting that I will buy it as soon as possible. I still can't understand what the issue with the missing start button has but I honestly don't care and like the fact that it's not there, looks a lot more clean in my opinion and I didn't actually click on it all that often so that's just my 2 cents. Either way, the benefits outweigh whatever the downsides of windows 8 may be, it's still too soon to see if I run into any issues.
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post #110 of 680
Not likely. I do not buy pre-built computers. I do not use tablets. I use high performance desktop PCs and I VERY seldom will replace an operating system once it is already in place.

If I build an entirely new computer within the lifespan of windows 8, I will pick up windows 8 for it BUT only under the condition that it has matured to the point where mouse/KB interaction is no longer gimped in favor of forcing people into a tablet form-factor.

Damn shame too, since Win8 is by far the best windows OS under the hood, but the best programming in the world will not save it from my frustration at not being able to properly interact with it's GUI!
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