Windows 8 Features, Requirements, Gallery and Downloads
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.
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.