Re: Vista! understanding..
Vista will run with convential and standard hardware that almost everyone will have.
Running at the max graphical settings will probably be a problem though for standard Direct X 9 cards, yet you can scale the effects down, plus, as long as you don't set the resoloution too high (like in a game), the performance should be fine.
Windows Viesta though will work with old hardware, but to get the most out of it, upgrading to dual core, etc will get you improvements of course.
Don't get fooled into thinking you need a Direct X 10 card though.
I believe Microsoft are releasing a few updates for Direct X 9, for added functionality or something.
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