Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 4th Sep 2005 10:36 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Windows Just weeks after releasing Windows Vista Beta 1, Microsoft has shifted our paradigms again, unveiling a preview of beta 2 at the TechEd 2005 developer conference. Also, "hardware vendors are going to love the news that Windows Vista is going to need very beefy hardware to run well. At Microsoft's TechEd conference, Dan Warne finally managed to squeeze blood from a stone - or rather, answers about Longhorn's hardware requirements from Microsoft."
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RE: I don't mean to flame
by aliquis on Sun 4th Sep 2005 14:52 UTC in reply to "I don't mean to flame"
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2005-07-23

"But how is it that MacOS X.4 can accelerate most of it's display (using Quartz Extreme) on a puny GeforceFX with 64MB of memory, when Vista needs 256MB of memory?"

Probably because you are used to crappy performance, 256MB would help quartz extreme aswell.

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RE[2]: I don't mean to flame
by on Sun 4th Sep 2005 15:49 in reply to "RE: I don't mean to flame"
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Probably because you are used to crappy performance, 256MB would help quartz extreme aswell.

256MB video would help just about anything.

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v RE[3]: I don't mean to flame
by on Sun 4th Sep 2005 17:57 in reply to "RE: I don't mean to flame"