Originally posted by: black_zion Except that the people who should be using Windows 8 right now are developers and heads of IT departments and the like, not end users
You know, developers are end users, and a lot of them are also gamers. Also MSDN/Dreamspark has a lot of university students, who are also gamers and developers at the same time.
it will still be changed and patched and added to for another month before they start pressing the discs for the retail market
Through windows update, yes. And it will continue on for at least 10 years. The MSDN "retail" iso is completely final. The retail disk will be the same byte to byte.
And look at the people who are reporting problems with it, it's people with legacy WDDM 1.1 hardware whose final shipping drivers have not even left the AMD labs yet.
Yes, and we'll always have people complaining unsupported laptops and stuff like that. Still, laptops aren't banned from these forums.
Marc and the other 2 shouldn't have to copy problems off of here and send it to the Catalyst crew
I've seen that happen already. Also they can give feedback to feedback, acknowledge issues etc. A few months ago everyone was complaining about lack of communication from AMD. Now that we have it, you say we shouldn't. Where's the logic in that?
because Windows 8 is not going to be anything to talk about besides an information aggregation (Windows SmartScreen) and bad UI (Windows 8 UI).
So much hate for something you don't even know...
So yes, until October 31st, let's keep the Windows 8 posts out.
Good news: you don't have to read any of them and you're free to send your idea to the moderators. They can easily do it if they feel it right.
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