1. rbf's Avatar
    Sorry if this is posted somewhere else... I didn't see it. This is one of the more involved hands on review videos I've seen running win8RT on the surface. Shows mostly positive.. but seems not bias toward MS.

    "Microsoft Surface with Windows RT review" - Videos - Viddler
    10-24-2012 09:53 AM
  2. smoledman's Avatar
    I find it interesting she hardly opened any app from a closed state. Also once she started using multitasking it lagged.
    10-24-2012 02:00 PM
  3. CoopII's Avatar
    From my reading the lag may be from having Office open still when she was switching. From what I have been reading the prerelease version of Office on RT is very resource intensive.

    10-24-2012 02:45 PM
  4. jhoff80's Avatar
    From what I have been reading the prerelease version of Office on RT is very resource intensive.
    I haven't seen this specific video review, and won't be able to until this evening, but are they definitely still using the preview release? There's already been a Windows update to bring Office to the 'final' version. (I only say final in quotes because of course there's the potential for later updates, just like any Office version that you would buy.)
    10-24-2012 02:54 PM
  5. Digital Moe's Avatar
    The lag was pretty minimal like a fraction of a second while she jumped from one app to the other. Se also had Word open on the desktop which probably didn't help.
    10-24-2012 05:05 PM
  6. CoopII's Avatar
    I only say prerelease because I'm certain it says ships with student release and update to final release when available. Making assumptions sorry if I am off dont want to spread misinformation. What I do know is andtech review shows how when running office other multitasking tasks slow down.


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    10-24-2012 05:32 PM
  7. Digital Moe's Avatar
    You are right however there was some news over the weekend that MS would be updating Surface ahead of schedule with the final version although it was not clear if that was before shipping or by Windows update.
    10-24-2012 06:11 PM