Windows 10, Nvidia NVS 5200
Broken: (2.8 Alpha July 7 and 8)
Worked: 2.8 Alpha July 6
July 7 and 8 builds of 2.8 have been crashing when a materiel is assigned to a mesh. The previous builds are working fine.
Download the latest build of 2.8 and try to assign a material to an object or try to modify it edit mode, it crashes. Confirmed with another user.