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Windows 8: Ready, set, preorder

Brink

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With two weeks to go before Windows 8 and Windows RT launch, Microsoft and partners are slowly opening the availability pipe. Check out the pricing.

For those who still haven't gotten their hands on the Windows 8 release-to-manufacturing bits via MSDN, TechNet, BizSpark, volume licensing or some other channel, Microsoft is making available via preorder the Windows 8 upgrade media as of October 12.
Read more at source:
Windows 8: Ready, set, preorder | Windows 8 - CNET Reviews


See also:
Prices and packaging for Windows 8 go public | ZDNet
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Corsair Air 740
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Creative F200 webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Envy Y0F94AV
    CPU
    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-2133
    Graphics card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
    Screen Resolution
    3480 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    512 GB M.2 SSD

xraiderv1

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I think I'll like this, if its anything like the xbox dashboard I dont anticipate any real difficulties.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    laptop: hp pavillion dv6-1250us
    CPU
    intel core 2 duo p7350 @2.0ghz 2.0ghz
    Motherboard
    unknown
    Memory
    4gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    intel graphics media acellerator
    Sound Card
    idt pc audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    inbuilt laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    1@500gb
    Internet Speed
    fios 15/5 lowest level tier.
    Other Info
    browsers:

    mozilla firefox
    google chrome

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