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The only downside of Windows 8 is learning how to use it.

Then make it so you don't have to learn anything. My win8 experience is absolutely no difference than my win7 experience.
 
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post #192 of 329
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Tick/tock is Intel...

Really? So OCN wasn't full of win8 threads saying "I hope this is going to be like Vista is to Win7" or aka the whole of OCN's win8 threads saying;

Windows 3.1= Good
95 = Crap
98 = Good
Me = Crap
XP = Good
Vista = Crap
7 = Good
8 = Crap

Good = Tick
Crap = Tock

?

pls tell me more sir.
post #193 of 329
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Originally Posted by chrisguitar View Post

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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

Tick/tock is Intel...

Really? So OCN wasn't full of win8 threads saying "I hope this is going to be like Vista is to Win7" or aka the whole of OCN's win8 threads saying;

Windows 3.1= Good
95 = Crap
98 = Good
Me = Crap
XP = Good
Vista = Crap
7 = Good
8 = Crap

Good = Tick
Crap = Tock

?

pls tell me more sir.
That's been proven false.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1309942/bloomberg-windows-8-bugs-plaguing-microsoft-intel-ceo-said-to-tell-staff/70#post_18282728

And anyways 99% of posts in Win 8 threads on OCN are
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OMGZ NO STARTZ MENuS H8 R4GE!!!!!1!!11!!1!!1!!1!!1!!!!!!
post #194 of 329
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Originally Posted by 3930K View Post

That's been proven false.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1309942/bloomberg-windows-8-bugs-plaguing-microsoft-intel-ceo-said-to-tell-staff/70#post_18282728

And anyways 99% of posts in Win 8 threads on OCN are

OMGZ NO STARTZ MENuS H8 R4GE!!!!!1!!11!!1!!1!!1!!1!!!!!!

hmm okay, screw the start menu
post #195 of 329
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Then make it so you don't have to learn anything. My win8 experience is absolutely no difference than my win7 experience.

Mine was different enough. Even with start8 being the first thing I installed. Many minor things, search was different a bit, occasionaly Metro interface popped up and slapped you in the face fullscreen regardless of you having set all the default program into non-metro versions. You do find from time to time something you have forgot to change. Windows + X shortcut on the other hand from positive side is worth mentioning, in my opinion. Over the past 6 months I think one of the security updates messed something up and Start8 needed a bit massaging to be able to boot into desktop again, etc.

I moved back to Windows 7 earlier this week. I just like it more and the few benefits Windows 8 bring to table are not sufficient to put up with the annoyances in the desktop environment for me.
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post #196 of 329
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My experience with Windows 8...

Install windows 8.
Open Internet Explorer.
Ninite.com
Selected the following:
Chrome
Steam
VLC
JAVA
Silverlight
Shockwave
Classic Start
WinRAR
Notepad++
Exlipse
Dropbox
Download
Install
Enjoy the benefits of Win8 without the downsides of Win8

You still have to learn some new things, for example how to config Classic Start and for very little positives.
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Then make it so you don't have to learn anything. My win8 experience is absolutely no difference than my win7 experience.

Then why bother installing it at all? It takes time to install and set up that stuff.
    
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You still have to learn some new things, for example how to config Classic Start and for very little positives.
Then why bother installing it at all? It takes time to install and set up that stuff.

Yeah, why should any PC enthusiast ever do anything that is time consuming?

Why even buy a PC in the first place? Why not just get an iPad or something?
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Yeah, why should any PC enthusiast ever do anything that is time consuming?

Why even buy a PC in the first place? Why not just get an iPad or something?

If I spend the time building my own PC, I get some big tangible benefits, if I use even a OEM PC over a tablet, I get tangible benefits, if I spend ages trying to get an extra 5% performance I get a tangible benefit, (ie. Entertainment) if I spend hours installing Windows 8 and the 3rd party programs I want to and then configure everything what do I gain? An OS that is a little better than 7?
    
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If I spend the time building my own PC, I get some big tangible benefits, if I use even a OEM PC over a tablet, I get tangible benefits, if I spend ages trying to get an extra 5% performance I get a tangible benefit, (ie. Entertainment) if I spend hours installing Windows 8 and the 3rd party programs I want to and then configure everything what do I gain? An OS that is a little better than 7?

*Waiting for you to find the irony in stating your own personal situation and applying it globally, while trying to defend against a post that was poking fun at you stating your own personal situation and applying it globally*
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Yeah, why should any PC enthusiast ever do anything that is time consuming?

Why even buy a PC in the first place? Why not just get an iPad or something?

more like "why should i waste money on an upgrade that offers no noticeable performance increase other than boottime and has annoying ui elements"
Edited by perfectblade - 6/9/13 at 1:02pm
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