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post #21 of 93
No it should be delayed for at least a few years, or it's just going to become Vista; everyone is happy with 7 so their would be no need to upgrade to 8.
post #22 of 93
It really depends on how it performs, if its a bloated slower windows 7 then no way. If it offers the same performance with some good improvements then on my next rig ill buy it. However, I will not be changin from windows 7 on my current rig.
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post #23 of 93
I'm not excited as such, but I am anticipating its launch just to see how it fairs against 7.

Come on MS, I want <1kb Ram usage!
    
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post #24 of 93
Not really, wish they'd postpone it for further development. There's just no way it'll be able to offer significant (performance) improvements over W7 at this point.
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post #25 of 93
i'm not excited because we dont have any good info and i'm still inlove with win7.
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post #26 of 93
I also expect DX12 to be available on Windows 7 which will keep it useful for gaming for the next 10 years. Even if DX13 was released within 5 years, it'd still take ages before developers would use it
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post #27 of 93
I don't think you realize how far out W8 is yet.
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post #28 of 93
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plex View Post
I don't think you realize how far out W8 is yet.
Could be sooner rather than later. Microsoft seems determined not to let the drawn-out Longhorn debacle happen again, and similarly no Service Packs which add notable features.
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post #29 of 93
I switched from XP 6 months ago. Of course I'm not interested in 8.
    
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post #30 of 93
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roweyi7 View Post
No it should be delayed for at least a few years, or it's just going to become Vista; everyone is happy with 7 so their would be no need to upgrade to 8.
Actually Vista was delayed a couple of years and look at how that turned out.

I'm all for a new OS every 2-3 years, because then that means less large code changes which should, in theory, mean less breakage. Which is very important.

I'm not hyped per se, I want to see what changes it brings to the table. I welcome cloud integration, as long as you can fine tune exactly what's in the cloud. I also hope they improve Bitlocker, and maybe integrate that with the cloud services that way our files are encrypted locally. Then any device registered on your "account" would be able to decrypt it. I dunno, we'll see what Microsoft brings to the table, they've been doing pretty well lately.
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