The history of computing as far as, Windows Operating Systems has been one of increased performance . Each and every new version of , Windows has raised the bar slightly . With ,Windows Vista those demands for hardware upgrades , increased dramatically . Now we begin to hear that , Windows 8 will put even less demands on hardware requirements then , Windows 7! My question is , why this about turn ,after so many years of more and more demands for higher performance to run the , Windows OS ?