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Poll Results: Switching to Windows 8?

 
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post #461 of 711
No! Looks good for touch screen but for keyboard a pain the a**.... That UI is horrible, and yes I did try it before I knocked it mad.gif
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I ended up grabbing it--after a little bit of getting used to, I'm enjoying it. I really like IE10 in the modern UI, and the "app" mindset works pretty well if you want to watch Netflix or do other basic tasks. Xbox music also looks VERY promising and I'll be replacing spotify once it comes to android. I do however plan to pick up a Logitech T650 touch pad to make the OS even more intuitive. Finally, the desktop is just a "windows key + d" or a click away at all times so I think Microsoft managed to get--in the words of Miley Cyrus (*trollface*)--"The best of both worlds."
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I made the switch. It's still taking some getting used to but it works. It allowed me to start fresh. I don't know how I feel entirely about it but again it works.
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Win8 is like Vista, in that it has introduced to much too fast and needs time to be refined before the majority will want to use it.

The majority of business and enterprise customers not too long ago spent lots of money upgrading to Win7 and retraining staff, and I don't think they'll even consider a Win8 rollout and retraining anytime soon.

IMO, it will inevitably be skipped by the majority, who will wait a little longer for a new OS (Win9?) release, that takes the best of Win8, refines it, and leaves out the worst.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by un-nefer View Post

Win8 is like Vista, in that it has introduced to much too fast and needs time to be refined before the majority will want to use it.
The majority of business and enterprise customers not too long ago spent lots of money upgrading to Win7 and retraining staff, and I don't think they'll even consider a Win8 rollout and retraining anytime soon.
IMO, it will inevitably be skipped by the majority, who will wait a little longer for a new OS (Win9?) release, that takes the best of Win8, refines it, and leaves out the worst.
Id rather look at the performance of a OS rather then what Company's and other people do wink.gif

So far i like Windows 8 smile.gif
The performance for gaming is at least the same or even slightly better.
So... It can only get better i believe smile.gif


At least i am happy with it!!
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Barbecuesaus View Post

Id rather look at the performance of a OS rather then what Company's and other people do wink.gif
So far i like Windows 8 smile.gif
The performance for gaming is at least the same or even slightly better.
So... It can only get better i believe smile.gif
At least i am happy with it!!

I agree. But it still makes sense that companies will determine the success of Windows 8. And with the large amount of changes involved, they probably won't switch anytime soon.
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I'm not upgrading, Windows 8 is made for touch screens.

    
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I could be persuaded to not care about Metro, if the OS offered decent game performance boosts :3
    
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Quote:
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arrowheadsmiley.png Kinda makes me want to put that in my signature aswell now!
upsidedwnsmiley.gif**23 year old young male novice overclocker**



Quote:
Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

I agree. But it still makes sense that companies will determine the success of Windows 8. And with the large amount of changes involved, they probably won't switch anytime soon.
By succes u ment: They making a lot of money or/and using that money to make the product even better? nerdsmiley.png
Edited by Barbecuesaus - 11/27/12 at 9:51am
     
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Quote:
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I could be persuaded to not care about Metro, if the OS offered decent game performance boosts :3

I have not noticed any gaming performance boost on windows 8 in comparison to win 7. But win 8 is feels much snappier than win 7 in my opinion.
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