As much as $40 per copy according to Taiwan OEM. This could be the bomb. Earnings gona drop big time. You can't charge as much as $80 when competitor give it out free.
Even at free, w8 is not worth it.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
You'd have to pay me a lot more than $40 to use iWindows 8. I have the misfortune of owning a new HP laptop with Windows 8 which I can not return for a refund. I'd like to stick it sideways up Steve Ballmer's #$%$
Put Linux on it. Free, fast, stable.