Sunday, February 12, 2006

Slashdot | One In Two PCs Won't Run Vista's Interface

Slashdot | One In Two PCs Won't Run Vista's Interface

But 100% of the OEMs' systems built specifically for Vista will run it just fine, and who cares about anything else? Joe-user doesn't upgrade windows, he buys a new computer. If you upgrade your OS yourself, you're going to have a better graphics card, anyway, most likely.

Another thing I am tired of hearing about is claims of "Aero will burn through my electric bill" and "Vista will kill my CPU with its fancy GUI!", because it is all FUD. Moving more of the GUI processing off of the CPU will improve overall system performance, user productivity, and there is nothing forcing a hardware-based GUI to keep a frantic framerate like any game.

Slashdot, you found me some great things, when I didn't know any better. Now, you're mostly a source of things for me to get angry about and try to correct.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Slashdot is irritating sometimes. I dislike the article headline specialists, those guys that never read a single line about the article's subject, but they feel as if their ideas are always fanstatic. Oh, and say something they don't like and you're called a troll.

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