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post #11 of 20
no its not, you need raid 0 .
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post #12 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by muffin
And this is different from XP...how?
.....
XP only needs 500MHz, 256MB RAM, 16MB Vcard, and a IDE 100 HDD to get full capabilities of basic programs...
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by 6600Gt1047
10,000RPM Hd without NCQ okay?

MUCH to slow... you need one of those prototype solid state drives to run vista
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post #14 of 20
I'd rather use a PCI RAM slot for a HDD
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post #15 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by klewiss
I'd rather use a PCI RAM slot for a HDD
You mean a RAM HDD? It holds a max of 16GB, but it's as fast as RAM.
post #16 of 20
Yes, a RAM HDD would be SWEET!
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post #17 of 20
I'm getting one of those. I'll be scouring the net for cheap ram over the next little while. Might just settle with DDR200, who needs the speed difference anyway, it's for a HDD it'll be fast as hell anyway.
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post #18 of 20
ok, someone pm me about this.

but if the requirements are so high how the heck is it such a fast operating system (if it is) if it just drags everything down with the themes and services? or can you run it on a REALLY old machine but they say you need a good one so support the graphics and to support the graphics you need a descent cpu and etc. etc. etc.

or am i just stupid? *cries and runs into room*
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post #19 of 20
Well, they just figure that we can all afford to have those specs....
no, they just try to do the best they can to compress so it can be run on as many computers as possible. Key word: TRY
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Bartender Paradox
MUCH to slow... you need one of those prototype solid state drives to run vista
my dad sells those
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