Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jul 2012 19:45 UTC
Windows So, I guess Apple set a trend three years ago when it announced the $29 pricing for Snow Leopard (insert patent joke here). Microsoft has just announced the upgrade pricing for Windows 8 Pro - and it's good. Every Windows XP, Vista, and 7 install, no matter the version, is eligible for an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro (download version) for just $39.99. The fine print: this offer only runs until January 31, 2013.
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Win 8 works well in a Virtual Machine with 12mb of Video ram @1024x768 and 1gb of ram and 1 processor.

According to a friend of mine it will use as little as 300mb of memory on bootup (vanilla), that is less than some Linux distros and Windows XP after SP3.

Whether you like Metro or not is another thing entirely.

Edited 2012-07-04 18:57 UTC

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