Windows 8 Release Preview is a preliminary version of Windows 8 which focuses on people and applications. As such, new features allow you to make best use of social technologies to communicate with people you are close. With improvements in all areas, Windows 8 Release Preview based on the solid foundation of Windows 7, it inherits the security and reliability that have made the reputation of Windows. This version is fast and designed to run on a variety of formats, especially the new generation of tactile devices.
Windows 8 Release Preview operates on the same hardware you had installed Windows 7, the minimum system requirements are as below:
* Processor : 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
* Memory (RAM):1 gigabyte (GB) (32 bit) or 2GB (64 bit)
* Hard disk space:16 GB (32 bit) or 20 GB (64 bit)
* Graphics device Microsoft DirectX9 with a WDDM driver
Additional conditions for the use of certain features:
* To use the touch features, you need a tablet or a monitor that supports multi-touch interaction.
* To access the Windows Store to download and run applications, you need an active Internet connection and a screen with a resolution of at least 1024 x 768.
* For dock applications (functionality “Snap”), a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 or higher is required.
* Internet access (subscription fees to Internet service provider may apply)
Download Windows 8 Preview Release (32-bit & 64-bit)