Originally Posted by Ragged Robin
The problem with Windows 8 is that there's virtually no reason why you would want to upgrade from 7. The new UI is more of an annoyance than anything else and that's the only real difference. You could justify going from XP to 7 (let's just skip Vista because of the horrible launch it had) but not from 7 to 8.
Just my experience but Windows 8 runs better on my laptop than the windows 7 that came with it.