Take away the Metro UI, Win 8 is a winner.
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October 27, 2012, 09:28 AM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
My System Specs
Day Two of running Windows 8 Pro - still installing programs - slow internet via satellite makes updates take forever and every program wants me to update to the latest and greatest. Starting to get the hang of it. It did solve my problem of not recognizing all 32 GB of RAM - but still thinks it is 1333 Mhz and not 1600 Mhz - that too will come.
Had to create a
in order to load apps that's not right, I'm a google guy. Even though I told it I wanted Chrome as my default browser - I get pestered with messages that IE is now better. Sigh.
I did notice that AMD's Vision Engine Control Centre (Catalyst) has lost lots of its options - will probably have to reload that one. No longer see the options to configure my monitors or my video set up. Will have to find some other way to see if my dual graphics set up is still enabled. One more thing to re-set.
Oh the Joys of a new OS
My System Specs
ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
Antec 620 HCG-M
Fractal Design R4 Titanium Window
ASUS on board RealtekŪ ALC892 - usually my Razer SWTOR Headphones
LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 Pro ~ Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 BIT
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