If you've been itching to get your hands on a more stable copy of Windows 8, you can download the consumer preview right now from Microsoft.
Just download the Consumer Preview Setup exe from the page linked below, and it will decide which version of Windows 8 is right for your system. It will tell you which of your apps are compatible with Winodws 8 (if you want to upgrade your current system), grab you a product key, and download any tools you may need to create an ISO or bootable flash drive.
You can read more about the system requirements and other details at the FAQ. Hit the link below to download it, check out our video preview of the new enhanced interface, watch out for the installation traps and stay tuned for more details on what you'll find inside the Consumer Preview.