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Is this build okay to run 64-bit Vista Home Premium?

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Like the title asks, is the following build capable of running Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit?

CPU: Intel C2D E7300 2.66GHz
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L
RAM: G.Skill 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800
Video: Gigabyte GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB

Thanks,
~S
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Definitely.
    
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Thanks!
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Yeah, but I'd get a better GPU Either version of the 9600GSO or a HD4670
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thegreatsquare View Post
Yeah, but I'd get a better GPU Either version of the 9600GSO or a HD4670
*sigh*


Better yet.... How about asking "What will be the purpose of the system?"


For a low-price gaming build, you might be better off with an AMD and better video card. For a budget PC, you won't need a video card. For a media system, AMD and onboard video is enough.
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You are good to go....
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post #7 of 9
That machine is more than capable of running 64-bit.

As for the comment regarding the GPU, don't worry about it. I am assuming you are using a GPU that is already in possession, rather than buying a brand new 8600GTS?
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post #8 of 9
Your system is fine running 64 Bit.
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Originally Posted by jinja_ninja View Post
That machine is more than capable of running 64-bit.

As for the comment regarding the GPU, don't worry about it. I am assuming you are using a GPU that is already in possession, rather than buying a brand new 8600GTS?
Yeah, the 8600GTS has just been laying around, I just figured I'd use it for this build. Just building a replacement for one of the family comps that is a 5-year-old Dell that has become a POS -__-'. I just needed it to fit everyone's needs well enough.

Anywho, thanks to everyone who replied!
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