10/25/2012 05:36 pm ET

Best Windows 8 Devices: New Machines Running Microsoft's Latest Operating System

Here comes Windows 8.

Microsoft makes the final version of its Windows 8 Operating System available to download at 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 26. At a big press event in New York's Time Warner Center, CEO Steve Ballmer and company took to the stage to display several of the PCs, flashy new tablets and a slew of other gadgets that will run the highly-anticipated operating system.

"Windows 8 will help you do everything," Ballmer stated while debuting the new technology. Microsoft founder Bill Gates has also touted the OS, saying he is "very pleased" with the update and that "it'll be a big deal."

So what are the most noteworthy machines using Windows 8? We've complied a list below of a few awesome devices that we believe will give you the highest-quality user experience. From Microsoft's new Surface tablet to Toshiba's Satellite U920 laptop, these well-designed computers should show off everything Windows 8 has to offer.

What did you think about Microsoft's event? Will you purchase any of the company's new products? Let us know your favorite (and least favorite) Windows 8 features in the comments section below, or tweet us your thoughts at [@HuffPostTech]. Then check out the latest Microsoft updates (here), or read more about how to get Windows 8 for your device (here). You can also check out 7 reviewers' takes on Microsoft's Surface RT tablet (here

The 9 Top Windows 8 Devices