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Anyone know if a W8 beta is available for enthusiasts?

  1. #1


    Southern California
    Posts : 29
    W7 ult. 64 bit

    Anyone know if a W8 beta is available for enthusiasts?


    I have a AMD quad core system I've built that is ready for a clean install and wonder if anyone knows of a Beta floating around available for feedback.
    Cheers, the Cheese

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  2. #2


    Here you go.

    hope this is what you mean, if not, sorry.
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  3. #3


    Kansas
    Posts : 124
    WDP 8 x86


    No Beta as far as I know. Public Beta is coming soon. However the 7955 build has been very stable for some. If you would like to use it till the Beta arrives maybe this Summer.
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  4. #4



    The Contemplator
    (1963-2013)
    Doncaster, UK
    Posts : 638
    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64


    The only builds released (leaked) so far are 7850, 7955, and 7959. Builds 7850 and 7955 (which I am currently using) are 32-bit client builds, whereas 7959 is a 64-bit server build. There is a rumour (and I stress that it is only a rumour) of build 7971 leaking on or around May 10th.
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  5. #5


    Southern California
    Posts : 29
    W7 ult. 64 bit


    JW......Cheers Mate !

    ---------- Post added at 09:40 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:39 AM ----------

    Dwarf.......thanks, I'll keep a watchful eye and ear out !

    myrz & vrosa.....sounds great and likely wait for public beta but it's good to know that people are getting stable performance and things will just get better from here.
    Last edited by Linnemeyerhere; 08 May 2011 at 13:23.
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  6. #6


    Like Myzr said, build 7955 is quite stable. I'm using it for daily tasks and gaming with no probs at all.

    Play games in windows 8 in fast...

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  7. #7


    NJ
    Posts : 235
    Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
    There is a rumour (and I stress that it is only a rumour) of build 7971 leaking on or around May 10th.
    That would be pretty cool.
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  8. #8


    The only builds released (leaked) so far are 7850, 7955, and 7959. Builds 7850 and 7955 (which I am currently using) are 32-bit client builds, whereas 7959 is a 64-bit server build. There is a rumour (and I stress that it is only a rumour) of build 7971 leaking on or around May 10th.
    ~update~

    Build 7927 leaked on Aug/29 and it's quite stable. It's much like 7955.
    Build 7989 leaked on Jun/18 and it's a 64-bit client
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