There was a promo code for awhile at NewEgg...that got it down around the $120 mark. But I think that was on pre-order only.
Cheapest I have seen it online is buy.com for around $137.
Thanks. I guess I will go in-store and find out if I like the OS before I purchase it. Ive been seeing many complaints about the interface.
For the consumer their are 3 version of Windows 8 for the PC
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Pro w/media center.
At retail you will see.
Windows 8 Upgrade - Upgrade from XP,Vista, Win 7
Windows 8 Pro Upgrade - Upgrade from XP, Vista, Win 7
Windows 8 OEM - which is the full version and can be used for Personal Use.
Windows 8 Pro OEM - which is the full version and can be used for Personal Use.
Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Package - which upgrades from Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro w/Media Center
If you are using Windows Media Center on your current system, it is not included with Windows 8 and is an extra Feature.
To use Windows Media Center you need Windows 8 Pro and then can add Windows Media Center. The normal price is $10 but MS is offering a free upgrade for a limited time.
Free Media Center Pack Keys
You're welcome, it is an excellent program and imaging is the best way to backup.