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Poll Results: Will you buy Windows 8 ?

 
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    Yes and give reasons
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    No and give reasons
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post #161 of 680
No, I will get it free from my school and depending on how i feel about the final product i will install it. At this point i will be sticking to windows 7.
post #162 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

I keep seeing all the same reasoning's for not using Win8. If we want something that still works, why arent we all using Pentium Ds? tongue.gif I mean, an i3 might be faster, but it still works right? thumb.gif

Because an i3 is faster, Metro aint faster, it's slower and makes you less productive?
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post #163 of 680
Yes, I think I will. Why? Because of the bells and whistles look pretty.
post #164 of 680
Oh, I won't buy it. Might get a student free copy.
Edited by Atham - 4/4/12 at 2:22pm
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post #165 of 680
maybe, leaning towards yes. but only after I tried it.
   
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post #166 of 680
I'm saying no, simply because I don't see any specific reason to buy it. I'll probably wait for the next one, when win 7 support starts to fade.
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post #167 of 680
Quote:
Originally Posted by joshd View Post

Because an i3 is faster, Metro aint faster, it's slower and makes you less productive?

Its actually faster
http://www.pcworld.com/article/252383/windows_8_preview_beats_windows_7_in_most_performance_tests.html
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post #168 of 680

Yeah but the steps to use programs and the use of them once you have them running is slower e.g. no taskbar.
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post #169 of 680
I will buy it only if they drop the ungodly price tag... If not, win7 it is! Other than that, I don't think I will be able to get a student copy, but I do still have my .edu e-mail so I may be able to get the server version when it comes out.
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post #170 of 680
I will also pick windows 8 trough university license, and i will use it, i still believe that windows 8 its gonna be the best windows ever, despite the general skepticism smile.gif
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