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So if you're a gamer, you'll need Vista, of not then.... pffft..
    
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Sorry, if I didnt specify.

You're going to want DDR2 when you upgrade to any future processor coming out, not that Vista specificaly needs it
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For any *Future* processor you'll also need a new MoBo, and yes, both Intel and AMD will be DDR2 in the future.
    
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Here my opinion on this, im going to buy my new computer in Jan, use XP, get a DX9 card, possible 7900GTX, and then wait until Vista is cheaper, but the new monitor and get a DX10 GPU (8800GTX/GT) and walla, even though youll miss out in a couple games, your OS will be so buggy for first couple months, i think ill wait untill the coast is cleaer
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Most people will upgrade that can, due to a huge performance increase therefore you'll want to upgrade and get better performance out of your machine
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Originally Posted by Orange
Here my opinion on this, im going to buy my new computer in Jan, use XP, get a DX9 card, possible 7900GTX, and then wait until Vista is cheaper, but the new monitor and get a DX10 GPU (8800GTX/GT) and walla, even though youll miss out in a couple games, your OS will be so buggy for first couple months, i think ill wait untill the coast is cleaer
Will DX10 cards be backward compatible? In January, you will know about prices and specific hardware details. Maybe DX10 cards will run under WinXP (just acting like DX9 cards)? You have enough time to think about it

Come January, seems like eVGA with their 90 day step-up program will be your choice
    
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Originally Posted by HardwaterH4ck3r
If you want al lthe eyecandy the games have to offer, you have to o Vista for full DX10 functionality. That means UT2007 and Crysis will HAVE to be played on Vista.

http://www.computerpoweruser.com/edi...C6B1C61CCF1137

Thank you Captain Obvious! lol, I'm pretty sure everybody already knew that....
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Sorry, if I didnt specify.

You're going to want DDR2 when you upgrade to any future processor coming out, not that Vista specificaly needs it
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Vista isn't comming out for another 8 months, so whats all the fuss about.
    
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Nay.. I'll just jam my DDR in the new MoBo.. should run fine.
    
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