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  • NVidia and Vista(An annoyed vanity)

    02/14/2007 12:59:04 PM PST · by aft_lizard · 105 replies · 863+ views
    Feb 14th | Me
    I really like Vista, it is very nice looking and has some neat gadgets and some appreciated security upgrades. However the once steady videocard company, renowned for its quality drivers, has really laid an egg with Vista.Because of nVidias inability to properly put forth quality drivers I am left with turning all of the eyecandy down on my system, not playing games and instead of letting my PC whisk gently off to sleep I have to shut it down anytime I am going to be away for such a period that the screensaver may be needed or sleep or hibernation...
  • Microsoft Revises Longhorn Graphics Requirements

    05/06/2004 6:07:17 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 19 replies · 10,237+ views
    winnetmag.com ^ | May 6, 2004 | Paul Thurrott
    Although Microsoft didn't announce general hardware requirements for Longhorn as expected at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2004 trade show this week, company representatives did reveal that the graphics-card requirements for the upcoming system have changed since Microsoft first revealed them at WinHEC 2003. Microsoft also presented details about Longhorn's so-called tiered user experience, which the company calls Aero. "The Aero user experience is a generational leap over what's available today in Windows XP," Kerry Hammil, a program manager on the Avalon team, said during a graphics session at the show Monday afternoon. "There will be two discrete...