Is there any reason to choose Windows 8.0 in favor of 8.1, in terms of kernel, performance, tools and/or user experience? AFAIK Windows 8.1 introduced quite a few improvements to the Modern Start Screen and the /resetbase switch in Dism to better cleanup WinSxS. One point I found better in 8.0 is resource usage, where it had less processes running out of the box compared to 8.1... Other than that, I can't tell if any other things that are better. I've read that DWM performance is bette