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Microsoft Windows 7

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89 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

89 Global Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

100
Alexk208
Windows 7 is great, unlike with Windows 8. Windows 8 is ok compared to Win7.read more
90
IProGamerz
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
danielrh
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Score Breakdown

 
83
Average user Score
 
80
knightstalker
07.14.13
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
 
100
andibeka
06.12.13
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
 
90
FUTURE
06.12.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
90
AndrewSM
06.04.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
90
iZiga
05.22.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
80
videek
05.22.13
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
 
90
AlexLive
05.20.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
90
CheetaShock
05.07.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
80
Darryluk
05.04.13
I was an early adopter, but most devices worked without problem. It didnt take long to get updated drivers for other bits, and I could always open in compatibility mode. I will probably skip Windows 8 and see what 9 is like.
 
70
tigrisian
04.25.13
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget

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