Do you think the Windows 8 metro desktop lives up to expectations?

Microsoft yesterday unvieled the Windows 8 desktop UI for the final version. Do you think it lives up to people's expectations (and the mockups like and do you think it is enough for 'traditional' PC users to upgrade from Windows 7? I personally was going to update all my 'traditional' PCs to Windows 8 anyway, after using the Consumer Preview on them and having a great experience. The new metro desktop is just another reason to upgrade them. What do you think?