Windows 8 Features, Requirements, Gallery and Downloads

by on March 10th, 2012

Windows 8 has been reimagined and reinvented from the solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. Windows 8 consists of all-new touch interface which makes it Windows for new devices. Windows 8 is much faster, fluid and smooth than previous versions of windows.

Swipe, slide, and zoom

Touch a full-powered PC. It’s fast and it’s fluid. Take natural, direct, hands-on control.

Apps, front and center

Apps in Windows 8 work together to get things done faster. Get apps from Windows Store.

Your Windows, everywhere

Windows 8 can connect you to your files, photos, people, and settings, wherever you sign in.

Wall-to-wall web

Internet Explorer 10 Consumer Preview brings you immersive web browsing experience on big and small screens.

The familiar, made better

Still using mouse and keyboard? Windows 8 makes mouse and keyboard feel brand new.

Windows 8 System Requirements

Windows 8 works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 7 to speak in general. Here are minimum system requirements for windows 8.

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz)
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher
  • Touch support: Tablet or monitor that supports multi-touch
  • To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768

Windows 8 is Faster than Windows 7

Windows 8 is way faster than windows 7 otherwise it can not run on tablets. Watch the following video to analyze progress of windows 7 and windows 8 while these two start and loads a heavy software. Test was done by starting up the OS without password login, then by opening PSE7, then by opening a new document to write DONE.

Windows 8 Photo Gallery
Windows 8 Video Gallery
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