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Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7

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    Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7

    Did you recently buy a new PC with Windows 7 on it? Are you interested in Windows 8? Are you worried you won't be able to upgrade your operating system? If you answered yes to all three, we have good news for you. Microsoft says Windows 8's system requirements will be the same, or perhaps even lower, than Windows 7's.

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    England, Northamptonshire
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

    Windows 8 is seeming more and more like 7 But "better"... Are there any big Changes?
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    Bay Area
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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    Thanks Aaron, as we suspected

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    Good to know !
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64

    Thanks for the info Aaron, was thinking the specs would be slightly lower.
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    Vista and Win7

    My guess would be that they had to lower the system requirements to accomodate the ARM devices.
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