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So i was thinking maybe it's time to move to a newer OS , since some of the mobo features my OS cannot use

Which one i should go with ?
Windows 7
Windows 8 / pro ?

I only found 3 difference between 8 and 8 pro

I am really behind all this so , it would be awesome if someone would shine some light on me about this .

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Well it would depend on whether you have the time and skill to learn how the new OS (Win8) works as it is a radical departure from how windows start screen looked. Not that its difficult, but some people are more open to change than others. No one's fault.

From performance & features perspective alone, Win8 is should be your choice and also looks a lot snappier even with Keyboard & mouse.
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It seems Windows 8 is more like not really for Desktop PC . No idea .

I wish more OCN folks would step in smile.gif

Windows 7 HP or Professional .
The shop i am looking at have higher price of ENG version then PL , i don't get it , I don't have money for ultimate edition to choose any language i want , still i don't get it . Still i want ENG version lol
    
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for a normal user/gamer 7 Home Premium 64bit is all that is needed smile.gif
    
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post #5 of 23
Windows 8
The addition of that slide screen does not mean it is not for desktops.

Windows 8 is obviously a newer version of 7. Very similar.

It is not radically different then any windows, it's windows.

People are way too dramatic. Get windows 8 or 8 Pro.
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post #6 of 23
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for a normal user/gamer 7 Home Premium 64bit is all that is needed smile.gif

Agreed. I've run Win7 Home Premium for a long time now, and never missed any of the features in the more expensive versions.

If you can deal with Metro, or use a third-party utility to bypass it, restore the old menu and go straight to the desktop, Windows 8 should also be considered. It boots faster than 7, which might matter to you if you don't leave your machines running 24/7. Functionally, it's not that much different than 7, other than the controversial Start screen. If I were considering a Windows upgrade now, I'd probably go with 8 myself and just neuter Metro. Since I already have 7, I keep it.
     
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post #7 of 23
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What is more stable 7 or 8 ?
Prices! (Click to show)
Microsoft Windows 8 64 bit OEM DVD PL 399 PLN
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 64 bit OEM DVD PL 599 PLN
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1 OEM PL 399 PLN , ENG 430 PLN
What is up with the Higher price of ENG version rolleyes.gif

For now it seems i should go with 7 , since i heard 8 is a complete spyware for Microsoft , since few people told me that it just constantly send info to Microsoft of most activities that you do . I have no reason not to get W8 but the thing is , i kinda get weird feeling about that information i got from few people. Since the only thing i Pirate [download] for over 4 years are Eroges , since i just cannot get it over here rolleyes.gif

I will wait until twelve of this month and just go with what most will say.

Thanks
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Absolutely no difference in stability. They are based on the same code base. Microsoft just tweaked some things and added a new front end to 8. Internally, Microsoft calls Windows 7 "Windows NT 6.1" and Windows 8 "Windows NT 6.2".
     
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post #9 of 23
Stay with Windows 7 till they get the bugs out!
post #10 of 23
7, 8 is meh
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