Windows 8 + Raspberry Pi?

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Incompatible, unfortunately, but are there any Raspberry Pi-like devices that 8 will work with?

Looking to build a few cheap, simple, Win8 PCs.

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Just what is it you're trying to do

If size is a factor, then there's lots of Mini PCs out there, of various prices, depending on capabilities. Some may not be able to run Windows 8 out-of-the-box though. Also, you're looking at around $100-$200 minimum price:
http://www.newegg.com/Desktop-PCs/SubCategory/ID-10?Order=PRICE
http://www.newegg.com/Mini-Booksize-Barebone-Systems/SubCategory...

If you're mainly interested in price, I wouldn't use the Raspberry Pi as a benchmark, as that's a very underpowered device. Even ignoring the difference in CPU-architecture, it doesn't have the RAM or processing power to run Window 8.

As BADADVICE said, it would be better to know what you plan to use the PCs for. Are these going to be standard desktops in a workplace environment? Thinclients? Or something more specialized?

marsilies said:   If size is a factor, then there's lots of Mini PCs out there, of various prices, depending on capabilities. Some may not be able to run Windows 8 out-of-the-box though. Also, you're looking at around $100-$200 minimum price:
http://www.newegg.com/Desktop-PCs/SubCategory/ID-10?Order=PRICE
http://www.newegg.com/Mini-Booksize-Barebone-Systems/SubCategory...

If you're mainly interested in price, I wouldn't use the Raspberry Pi as a benchmark, as that's a very underpowered device. Even ignoring the difference in CPU-architecture, it doesn't have the RAM or processing power to run Window 8.

As BADADVICE said, it would be better to know what you plan to use the PCs for. Are these going to be standard desktops in a workplace environment? Thinclients? Or something more specialized?

Lots of choice is available on the above links. mini PC is good but portable raspberry its really cool...!



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