Originally Posted by Jive Ass
They really do. Also, activating GodMode should rid any of the woes others feel by having to search around for the locations of some of these settings. That being said, if you're comfortable on Windows 7, the only thing you're gaining from the switch is the speed. If you're not really into a separate interface for apps like Netflix, Kindle, media, etc. then you'll probably just get annoyed.
On my PC windows 8 was not faster.
Having to drop to desktop to run non-integrated apps was a major drawback (although somebody said Google Chrome is now fixed).