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Windows 8 on Acer aspire one 725 netbook

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February 4, 2013 1:50:44 PM

Hi,
I am willing to buy an acer AO 725 netbook with AMD c-70 APU processor,with Radeon HD 7290 GPU, 2GB ram, 500GB HDD. I saw on AMD website that they listed windows 8 on their catalyst driver list,but I am not confirmed as its just a AMD Mobility Radeon™ Driver Verification Tool. I want to run windows 8 on it, Is there anyone who have experienced windows 8 on this netbook? How is the performance?
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February 4, 2013 2:20:18 PM

yes you gpu is supported, i would recommend to upgrading to 8 gigs of ram...minimum 4
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February 5, 2013 6:50:44 PM

I have the Ao-725 (C60, 2 gig ram, 320 g hd). Works a treat with Windows 8, but the wifi you really need to update the driver to Acer's 10.0.0.218 version that fixes some instabilities. Other than that it is snappy w/ W8 boots quick, shuts down quick. Works with all the software I use on Windows 7.
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February 10, 2013 3:32:56 PM

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February 10, 2013 9:54:30 PM

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