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Windows 8 Pro

Windows 8 Pro
alaScore 88

89 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the reliability and design. The value for money and usability are also appreciated.

usability, value for money, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Windows 8 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 89 reviews)

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Windows 8 is here!

 

Microsoft, often accused of being unable to anticipate or respond to people's changing needs, has decided it's time to do something dramatic. Traditional desktop and notebook PC sales have stagnated over the past year or so, while over a hundred...

GOLD AWARD!

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Windows 8 SSD Performance Roundup November 2012

 

In the last few months the SSD market has started to evolve again. Now we have drives which feature a wide range of controllers from various manufacturers that all look to offer the best balance of price/performance or features. Today we are taking a...

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Review: Windows 8 on a Tablet

 

Microsoft’s new Windows 8 is a brand new take on the OS. With it’s new Live Tiles Start Screen instead of a start menu, and...

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Windows 8 Pro

 

Although it is sloppy for the business world, I did enjoy the much refined task manager (more like task manager+resource manager), and it did seem less resource hungry. However; the feature that broke the bank for me was that it was a hassle to close...

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Windows 8 Pro

 

Before you use Windows 8 think about what you are going to be using it for. In an enterprise environment...no. The changes that have been made will make your help desk a living nightmare between all of the phone calls about where did this go and how do...

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Windows 8 Pro

 

Not ready for Prime Time...

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Windows 8 Pro

 

Whenever Microsoft rolls out a new OS, i'm a bit skeptical. In my opinion is better to be skeptical and be pleasantly surprised after. I must say that i didn't like the fact that my favorite start bar was gone. Also i didn't like the idea of the whole...

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Windows 8 Pro

 

I suppose for home users it's not horrible. But in terms of doing anything truly useful - and especially anything business related - this is the worst OS I've used. Possibly even worse than ME.

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This is all smoke and mirrors

 

What MICROSOFT fails to tell the consumer, prior to purchase, is a lot! Example, My Laptop had a excellent cd/dvd player/burner. Could burn my own music, watch dvds, also could watch from like Netflicks, and through Comcast. just about anything. Now...

Design, performance, expensive, Build Quality, difficult to use, has hidden cost

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Windows 8 Pro

 

I have tested Windows 8 Enterprise on a desktop machine and a laptop and like most people have said, it takes time to get used to the interface. I'm eagar to try using Windows 8 on a touch device, however, to see how that performs.

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