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Windows 8 Pricing for non-upgrade

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    Windows 8 Pricing for non-upgrade

    Are there both upgrade and non-upgrade versions? It seems all the pricing information for Windows 8 ($40) and Windows 8 Pro ($70) has been for upgrade versions but perhaps I have it wrong and one version works either way.

    If there is a more expensive non-upgrade version, what is the price?

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    Covington, La
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    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT

    There is a System Builder version which is a Full retail but no price has been announced.

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    Yes, they are keeping us non upgraders and system builders in the dark. I'm so confused as to why this pricing cannot be revealed already.
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