AnandTech has published a Windows 7 performance guide, if you're interested in checking out how Microsoft's latest OS performs and if it's worth it to upgrade you can read their article over here.
In the meantime, we’re left a launch that has been a very long time coming. Between the public beta, the public RC, and Win7 having been finalized 3 months ago, virtually anyone that wanted Win7 has had the opportunity to try it. Anyone could get the release version by the middle of August through TechNet, MSDN, Action Pack, or any other of a number of sources that Microsoft released Win7 to well ahead of the public launch. The real launch was 3 months ago, so the public launch is almost a technicality. And with that said, let’s get started with our final look at Windows 7.