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Well, no christmas time profit now.
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Oh well, hopefully they get all the bugs fixed out of it before releasing it, making it a better OS right from the start, but hopefully its nice and easy to use
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I'm not suprised, this is also bad for nVidia and ATi for DX10.

I'm glad I upgraded to my 7900 now that Vista isn't going to make me want to upgrade to a DX10.

Windows will still have bugs in it and holes that hackers will exploit, there's no way around that
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I'm not suprised, this is also bad for nVidia and ATi for DX10.

I'm glad I upgraded to my 7900 now that Vista isn't going to make me want to upgrade to a DX10.

Windows will still have bugs in it and holes that hackers will exploit, there's no way around that
Meh.. There is probably gonna be a Windows XP DX10 that somebody whips up or something.. It would be a REALLY bad move and game makers and Nvidia/ATI would hate microsoft for it really.
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Surpirse surprise, another release date pushed back.
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I dont think Microsoft really cares about the gamemakers and ATi/nVidia. Maybe ATi more becasue of the 360, but I doubt it because the gamemakers need Microsoft in order to promote their gmaes and make money.

Microsoft will take their sweet @$$ time to get Vista to where they want it for a hard release, and until then Game Developers can use the extra time to fix bugs on DX10 games or release the DX9 versions and wait for the DX10 releases
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I bet they are just looking for some stupid photos suitable for the OS... sheesh... this is getting annoying.
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This sucks.. first november, then december, now january...

dose anyone els see a patteren?
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yes, next feburary.
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Originally Posted by metalkobra
yes, next feburary.


My theory is that this DX 10 deal is the cause... they want it to be able to work on all cards somehow, and they are working with ATI and Nvidia, as well as major game producers. Gamers own most of the computer market in the USA, and since MS is US-Based, game performance is a priority. Companies use the other minor reasons so they can hide their secret weapon.
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