Originally Posted by st.bone
At list when Vista & 7 come they got users upgrading to better hardware, but for 8 they want to get people downgrading to crappy hardware
The thing is operative systems should adapt to the hardware found on contemporary PCs. PCs shouldn't need to adapt to operative systems. This is the one of the main reasons why Vista failed. When it came out most PCs were not fast enough to run it. Windows 7 has very similar hardware requirements to Windows Vista, but when it was released most PC were ready for it.