In Windows 8 Microsoft disabled 13 Services, set a number other Services to Manual Start (from Automatic Start) and set another group of services to “Start on Demand” (like Windows Update and Plug and Play Services).

A test from Windows8Beta.com shows the results of these changes:
Windows 7 Memory Usage Windows 8 Memory Usage


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