Just need the OS
For a limited time (until January 31, 2013) if you have a qualifying OS* you can be running the latest Windows 8 for only R299. BUT WAIT. That's not all. For absolutely no additional cost we will throw in:
- Mount ISO’s
- BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
- Boot from VHD
- More Remote Desktop features
- Windows Media Center**
Its real easy to get just click here.
*Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (sorry), Windows 7, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, or Windows 8 Release Preview.
**Additional feature, get it here. Only valid for Windows 8 Pro until January 31, 2013.
Please see websites linked in the article for additional T&C.
Need Visual Studio 2012 as well
If you need more of our great development tools I would recommend getting a MSDN subscription. Included in all subscriptions from Professional and up is a Windows 8 Store AND Windows Phone developer account free (for one year).
Need a new computer
Each of the various hardware manufacturers are offering discounts on upgrades to Windows 8 or even full rebates. See each manufacturers specials in store. These offers will be valid until the end of February 2013.