Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Oct 2006 23:07 UTC
AMD At an event in Mumbai, soon after the completion of the acquisition of ATI, AMD announced a line of latest Vista-ready ATI Radeon graphic processors. According to Chris Jones, corporate vice president - Windows Core OS Division, "Microsoft will deliver a series of graphics innovations with Windows Vista that provide a customer experience that is second to none. We could not have achieved this without our partnership with ATI. From day one, ATI has played a key role in helping us design and validate the new driver model at the heart of Windows Vista, and ATI has since developed robust and performant drivers that highlight the capabilities of our new operating system."
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Blah, blah
by Phloptical on Sun 29th Oct 2006 23:30 UTC
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Member since:
2006-10-10

.....F'ing blah. For graphic innovations that are second to none, buy a Mac.

You'd think that Vista should be doing something cool with the graphics since it's basically residing totally in your graphics card.

You think the company execs really believe the BS they're spewing? They gotta be walking out of these press conferences laughing their asses off.

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RE: Blah, blah
by BluenoseJake on Mon 30th Oct 2006 15:54 in reply to "Blah, blah"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

I don't really remember the article mentioning a mac, so it's irrelevant. The graphics engine in Vista is more than just a pretty face, it's also a developer friendly xml-based api

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RE[2]: Blah, blah
by Phloptical on Mon 30th Oct 2006 22:45 in reply to "RE: Blah, blah"
Phloptical Member since:
2006-10-10

Maybe you're right, but I don't remember the article mentioning anything about Vista being developer based anything. So in that regard, your comment is just about as irrelevant as my post.

Besides, only about 0.2% of the Windows user population even know what "xml-based api" means, or cares, for that matter. It's still no reason to upgrade when it's released.

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RE: Blah, blah
by Zoidberg on Mon 30th Oct 2006 17:50 in reply to "Blah, blah"
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2006-02-11

Wasn't this comment modded down, as it should be? No offense but I'm becoming really disappointed in the moderating on this site. Obvious troll posts and other junk are getting modded back up and I don't understand why.

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RE[2]: Blah, blah
by Phloptical on Mon 30th Oct 2006 23:00 in reply to "RE: Blah, blah"
Phloptical Member since:
2006-10-10

Whatever, dude. How's that high-horse been working for you?

I was merely commenting on the ridiculously preposterous statement that anything in Vista can be considered "second to none". You don't agree.....hey, that's your problem.

I also find it funny that MS is beginning to think of the hardware vendors in the same way that Apple controls them. I'm not sure that it's warranted, but I find it amusing.

Sorry if I offended, but I ran out of kool-aid last night. I'll be sure to take a big swig the next time I read any statement from MS regarding Vista.

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RE: Blah, blah
by jcinacio on Mon 30th Oct 2006 23:28 in reply to "Blah, blah"
jcinacio Member since:
2006-03-12

You think the company execs really believe the BS they're spewing? They gotta be walking out of these press conferences laughing their asses off.

I'm actually inclined to believe that myself...

Who needs innovation and quality when you have marketing?

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RE[2]: Blah, blah
by Phloptical on Thu 2nd Nov 2006 00:12 in reply to "RE: Blah, blah"
Phloptical Member since:
2006-10-10

Too true! :} Better watch out around here, saying stuff like that will get you called "troll" and your post modded out of existence.

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