How will consumers react to the radical design changes Microsoft made to Windows in Windows 8? We're about to get our first glimpse. Starting today, you can pre-order the upgrade version Windows 8 Pro, as well as order Windows 8-based PCs, which will ship when the OS launches on October 26, 2012. You can also find OEM copies of Windows 8 being sold on a pre-order basis.
Windows 8 Pro Pack -- Product Key Card (no media): $70
The Windows 8 Pro Upgrade and Pro Pack may end up costing more after an undetermined promotional period. If you click on either entry, Newegg lists the full price as $200 for the former and $100 for the latter. As for the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro, both are available in either 32-bit or 64-bit form, and priced the same regardless of which one you purchase.