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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
  • 30% (275)
    Yes
  • 46% (428)
    No
  • 9% (87)
    Maybe (and I have tried it)
  • 13% (121)
    Maybe (and I HAVEN't tried it)
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post #121 of 711
Made the switch, up and running. Now transferring 600GB of steam games over.
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post #122 of 711
Nope.
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Putting it on my laptop to play with. Not using it for my main rig.
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post #124 of 711
Quote:
Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

I will only get it if they sold it super cheap and not as an upgrade.

The full version of Windows 8 Professional was $69 if you preordered from Best Buy. Much better than the regular price of $200. I may not upgrade right away, but I bought it at that price today because it's not going to get any cheaper than that.
post #125 of 711
theres a 25£ offer upgrade for people in the UK. Cant remember where i saw that though...i think HotUKdeals
post #126 of 711
I'm currently upgradeing but Windows decided to get stuck on first boot. The worst thing is I NEED the upgradeinstall because I'm only running a single SSD.

#firstworldproblems
post #127 of 711
Quote:
Originally Posted by TSBroich View Post

The full version of Windows 8 Professional was $69 if you preordered from Best Buy. Much better than the regular price of $200. I may not upgrade right away, but I bought it at that price today because it's not going to get any cheaper than that.

http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/windows-8-pro-costs-40-if-youre-running-xp-vista-858859
 
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post #128 of 711
That $40 price tag is really tempting; fortunately the offer is good until January! Plenty of time to decide.
 
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post #129 of 711

Isn't that the upgrade price? I'm talking about the full version, not the upgrade one.
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serious gamers shouldnt switch.

I ran a couple of benchmarks on win7 vs win8 on my sig.
Win 8 lost by 10fps or more
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