Windows 7 RC is available to Microsoft OEM partners now for Public on may 5th

Windows 7 RC
As per the inform­a­tion by microsoft part­ners Pro­gram site, Microsoft next gen­er­a­tion Win­dows 7 Release Can­did­ate is avail­able to Tech­net and MSDN Sub­scribers now. It will be avail­able to pub­lic on may 5, 2009. But accrod­ing to ars­tech­nica, The build is not yet avail­able to Tech­net and MSDN subscribers.
From a read­er chat with Microsoft Online Con­ci­erge “Cur­rently the Win­dows 7 RC has not been avail­able through the Tech­Net sub­scrip­tion yet, only the Microsoft OEM part­ners such as Dell, Siemens are tak­ing part in the RC’s this peri­od of test.”