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Early Windows 8 Beta Builds Dogfooded, New Post-8102 Feature Confirmed


JMH

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New features are planned for introduction into Windows 8 Beta, and Microsoft offered a glimpse of an enhancement testers can expect in the next major public development milestone.

The new Task Manager will sport new capabilities in Windows 8 Beta compared to the Developer Preview release, streamlining management of in excess of 64 logical processors, according to Ryan Haveson, a group program manager on the User Experience team.

Even as it released Windows 8 Build 8102 Milestone 3 (M3) Developer Preview to early adopters, Microsoft was hammering away at Builds of the operating system leading up to the first Beta.
Early Windows 8 Beta Builds Dogfooded, New Post-8102 Feature Confirmed - Softpedia
 

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Sounds promising.
 

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Forgive my stupidity - how does one read a CPU chart like this?

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Supposedly being the key word :)

It's a great function. At least the overall usage is there. It'll take a bit of getting used to.
 

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Awesome, thanks. Yeah, that's an improvement.
 

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Anyone else notice that this thing has a terabyte of RAM? 0_o
 

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Anyone else notice that this thing has a terabyte of RAM? 0_o
Its probably an error and the PC has 1GB of ram, not 1TB xD It is unreleased experimental stuff we're talking about.
I don't think it is an error since it is using a very small amount of the installed RAM and also because these days the only devices with 1GB of RAM are tablets and smartphones...
 

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