Will your PC run Vista?

Posted by Minnaar Pieters 27 Feb 2006

















So it seems Vista will be released in the second half of 2006. One standout feature is it's Aero interface -> which basically uses your graphics hardware to render the interface. The great idea behind this is that the resources are spread accross the CPU and Graphics card (GPU). Supposedly anything above a ATI Radeon 9500 or a Nvidia GeForce 5600 will run the full aero interface.

If you want check yor specs go to:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_vista#Hardware_requirements


However, this is by no means revolutionary - Apple has been doing this for a while on their MacOSX OS, and some Linux distributions have similiar features....
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