That's a solid build. MS screwed up and removed the start button menu from Windows 8 (will most likely be back with the first Service Pack update) but here's two links to check out if you want that button back.
I've really been thinking of getting 7 again. But I was told 8 has a 15% speed boost, is that true?
Also, thanks for the help thus far
I'm not sure about the speed boost tbh. I have Windows 7 and I really like it but Windows 8 will be most likely be my next OS. Iv'e always been one to move onto the next OS unlike a lot of people on here who are still stuck in the dark ages with XP.
Here's some reviews/benchmarks done here on Toms to check out