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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RE[2]: Am I the only one?
by garfield on Tue 14th Feb 2006 05:29 UTC in reply to "RE: Am I the only one?"
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Not exactly, in mandriva 2005, kde/gnome takes up little more than 100 megs of ram, and I'm using half a gig. that and it won't require me to dedicate system resources that i'd rather use for other things, like games.

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