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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post

They do have better security than Windows 7 does. It's a known fact that most rootkit users cannot attack Windows 8 at all due to secure boot before connecting the internet.
I don't know where you get your sources but you're from Finland and i can only assume you read much different articles than i have sir.rolleyes.gif

Definitely Mr 15 year old. like you said the FBI is always monitoring internet traffic. (in another thread) Better report me for internet tampering!

By the way you have no idea what your talking about.
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Win8 + startisback.com

This.

    
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I did say the games don't work and some work with Windows 8. READ carefully next time please.
oh sorry i wanted the other persons opinion aswell, i saw yours.
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Definitely Mr 15 year old. like you said the FBI is always monitoring internet traffic. (in another thread) Better report me for internet tampering!
By the way you have no idea what your talking about.

I have to agree.
post #15 of 26
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Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

- There is noting to gain from gaming on a windows 8 machine compared to windows 7 machine.

Similarly, there is nothing lost...


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post #16 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

- There is noting to gain from gaming on a windows 8 machine compared to windows 7 machine.

Similarly, there is nothing lost...


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Ba dum tsh

I also recommend win8 + startisback
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post #17 of 26
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Hey guys, I have pick out the parts of my new rig and they are as follows if you are wondering before we get to the question at hand! My Build (Click to show)
Phantom 410 Black/Orange Case
Corsair CX600
Corsair Vengeance 8 GB
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EVGA GTX 670 ftw
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1 TB WD Blue
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Now all these parts are great but i have not determined what OS to use
Of course this rig is for gaming so it'll be Windows 7 or 8
Now i really like Windows 8's new UI (Definetly will be installing start8 though)
Now im wondering Is there any major problems encountered with the FULL version of 8 that you have experienced? With everything from daily web browsing to graphically intense gaming.
I would sort of like full retail version stories only, i pretty much know the release preview was terrible

Just to point out, there's no retail version of Windows 8. There's only upgrade versions that can be purchased online or can be purchased from a store as a complete package with disks and all.
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post #18 of 26
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Just to point out, there's no retail version of Windows 8. There's only upgrade versions that can be purchased online or can be purchased from a store as a complete package with disks and all.
Wait what?
So will this copy include a disk that i can even install from????
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832416550
post #19 of 26
Funny that I find this thread just an hour after I bought Windows 7 Ultimate from Frys. I had an inkling that the W7 Ultimate 64 bit is the most desireable version out there for most gamers and multimedia geeks, so that's what I went with. I literally have it sitting in my car right now, waiting for me to go home and install it.

But before I make the mistake of opening it, if you guys are saying that W8 is better, I'm open to suggestions like the OP too.
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post #20 of 26
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Funny that I find this thread just an hour after I bought Windows 7 Ultimate from Frys. I had an inkling that the W7 Ultimate 64 bit is the most desireable version out there for most gamers and multimedia geeks, so that's what I went with. I literally have it sitting in my car right now, waiting for me to go home and install it.
But before I make the mistake of opening it, if you guys are saying that W8 is better, I'm open to suggestions like the OP too.
In my opinion unless you have two processors or more than 16 gb ram home premium is enough for windows 7.
But it seems like the general opinion is to get 8. Save yourself 100 bucks.
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