Windows 8 – Installation, Overview and Radeon 7750 / FX-6100 Performance

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Windows 8 - Installation, basic overview and AMD 7750 / FX-6100 Performance

Windows 8 – Installation, Basic Overview and AMD Radeon 7750 / FX-6100 Performance

During the second half of 2011 Microsoft previewed their new Operating System, Windows 8 by making a developer edition available. Despite the name anyone could download that build of Windows 8 and play about with it and many did. Since then the developers have been busy working away on the new OS and this week saw the release of a Consumer Preview which is the latest milestone in the development cycle and one which Microsoft feel is well suited to general consumers trying out.

Today we take a look at the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, how to install it, what the basic OS experience is and how it performs, compared to Windows 7 on AMDs latest FX CPU and Radeon 7700 series GPU.

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