Re: DX10 cards
YOU CAN RUN A DIRECT X 9 VIDEO CARD ON VISTA. You just won't get certain visual features, no biggy.
Projected estimates put Vista between $80-$110 for the home edition, any more and no one would make the switch, any less then that really microsofts profit margin won't be that great. If you buy a DX 10, use it on XP, then you just won't get the additive features of DX 10. It will still run, you won't get an error.
I would wait off and not get a temporary video card. Think about it, your going to spend at LEAST $80 on a graphics card. And more realistically probably something along the lines of $150. If you save that, and add that to the gfx card budget for your DX 10 card, then you can really get a nice VPU
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