Originally Posted by htismaqe
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).
Did you do a clean install on a separate partition or do a Windows upgrade? I'm only curious because so many people have had trouble with the straight upgrade, and perhaps that influenced the speed of the operating system. I assume you did a separate install, but I figured I'd ask.