Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Feb 2006 22:17 UTC, submitted by Jeremy
Windows Roughly half of today's PCs won't be able to take advantage of the 'Aero Glass' compositor found within Microsoft's upcoming Vista software, due at the end of this year. The estimate was one of the conclusions cited in a report released late Thursday by Jon Peddie Research. The fault, Peddie reported, was that the low-cost integrated graphics controllers customers have chosen process the 2D windows of Windows XP and Windows 2000 just fine, but lack the bells and whistles necessary to process the Windows Desktop Compositing Engine used in Vista. About 63 percent of the 203 million PCs sold used an integrated graphics controller, JPR reported.
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Am I the only one?
by astroraptor on Sun 12th Feb 2006 03:36 UTC
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Am I the only one that sees an operating system as a means to access applications/games that will require the most use of my hardware and not for it to take a lot of resources that in the end could really be used for the software's sake? I really find it ridiculous to run an operating system as though it were a high end video game but maybe I'm the only one.

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