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post #71 of 86
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I'm sure once vista released, there will be hacks to fix all these issues.
You can't "hack" the physical features on hardware... the hardware is what limits you, not a simple software issue....
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post #72 of 86
So taht means we can't mod our cards, or shoudl I say your newer cards to DX10 so that we can have al the vista features or even vista at all?
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post #73 of 86
Yes... except for vista at all... modern computers are capable of running Vista.
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post #74 of 86
This thread decreased my IQ by at LEAST 50 points.

*tries to eat a soda can*
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post #75 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kopi
So taht means we can't mod our cards, or shoudl I say your newer cards to DX10 so that we can have al the vista features or even vista at all?
No you cant Mod a card to DX10 you can only volt mod a card as such and unlock redundent pipelines.
post #76 of 86
I've heard of bios flashing though...but hey I'll take your word for it. Im sure something will happen when Microsoft finds out that less and less people are buying vista
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post #77 of 86
You can still use Vista with DX9 cards... DX9.0L will be out soon for this.
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post #78 of 86
im gonna stick with windows xp for a while... I like it and i dont need all the newest stuff. Ill wait till the prices come down.
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post #79 of 86
That's cheap, why does it require a special monitor? I got my new 19" Samsung SyncMaster 940B and I'm not even sure if it's HDCP compliant. Just looking at my system specs, would it be Vista compatible, I will add another gig of DDRAM.


BTW listen guys, first of all, I think they are right when they labeled it as Vista Ready because first of all, when you think about it, the worse integrated video cards can run windows XP and why wouldn't the latest high end cards run Vista? And if the 7900 is vista ready, the 7800 GTX at least (mine 2) will be compatible because they have the exact same technologies except for core/memory speed. Do not freak out about Vista, microsoft knows that if they make their products to only a minority of people ready to spend 1000 more dollars to make their computer vista-compatible, they will sell almost no OS.
    
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post #80 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by KSIMP88
Sorry to say it, but this is total BULL HOCKEY.

OK.... the truth is that the hard Drive space is unconfirmed. The minimum memory is 512MB, and vista wont use it all up... the setup optimizes it so it won't do that... 1GB is recommended for average gaming, and 2GB is recommended for hard-core gaming.
http://www.smartcomputing.com/editor...d=&emid=140067

Not true.... you will still be able to play videos on those discs at a low resolution... It's in the May 2006 Smart Computing magazine, and they are more reputable than this source.

You can run vista fine on a 6200.... You don't necessarily "need" a new card... And the companies didn't lie... they just made a mistake.... Some of the cards work, though.

EEEEEEEE Wrong.... There are 5 confirmed versions....
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvist...s/default.mspx
*COUGH*
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