Here is the new Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO Images download link URL http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/iso
Windows 8 Consumer Preview Beta version Key is DNJXJ-7XBW8-2378T-X22TX-BKG7J ( You might not need the activation/product key ).
Here we can select your version (32 bit or 64 bit) and also languages (English, Chinese, French, German, and Japanese).
Windows 8 Consumer Preview Video Demo here
Windows 8 Consumer Preview should run on the same hardware that powers Windows 7 today. In general, you can expect Windows 8 Consumer Preview to run on a PC with the following:
- 1 GHz or faster processor
- 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
- 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution
This preview build includes access to Metro style applications and the over 100,000 changes Microsoft has made since the Windows 8 Developer Preview. Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview .
I will come up with more updates ASAP.
Windows logo look is changed! and no windows logo in Taskbar ;(. But we have great charms, it will display when you move mouse upper right corner (with buttons: share , Windows logo, settings, search and devices).
Boot speed is just 8 seconds, to see login screen. Windows 8 on USB demo blew my mind!
Here is more videos in detail http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/consumer-preview
Here is the Guide to Installing and Booting Windows 8 Developer Preview off a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) http://www.hanselman.com/blog/GuideToInstallingAndBootingWindows8DeveloperPreviewOffAVHDVirtualHardDisk.aspx Thanks to Hanselman