Don't want windows 8? Go with "refurbished"
If you aren't ready to deal with Windows 8, but you need a new Windows Machine, you can still get Windows 7 if you buy "refurbished". Here are a few of my favorite places to buy from:
http://www.staples.com/Refurbished-Laptops/cat_CL168249 http://3btech.net/laptops.html I used laptops as an example in the links, but they both have very good deals on desktop models too.