Windows Vista: Bow to Me, Oh Lowly Pixels!

By Deane Barker on September 9, 2005

Bulky System Requirements for Windows Vista: According to this bit over at Slashdot, Windows Vista will need a video card that can reverse the rotation of the Earth with its spare cycles.

To render the screen in the GPU requires an awful lot of memory to do optimally – 256MB is a happy medium, but you’ll actually see benefit from more. Microsoft believes that you’re going to see the amount of video memory being shipped on cards hurtle up when Vista ships

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  1. Microsoft believes that you’re going to see the amount of video memory being shipped on cards hurtle up when Vista ships.

    Or, um, not.

    What’s the word? Tip of my tongue sorta thing… Remember my english teacher, way back when, going on about it. Had something to do with inevitable consequences and such. Oh, what was it? Ah! Hubris! Right. That’s the word. Nasty stuff, that hubris.

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