Microsoft's Groundbreaking "WARP"
This could be the end of high end GPU's. Essentially what Microsoft has done is finally allowing the CPU to supplement integrated or older graphics processors to increase performance by a significant amount. Imagine even with this software if you did have a high-end card, what type of performance would be possible.
Take a look.
-Desktop- Dual Monitor, Q8200 2.34Ghz, 8GB, 1TB, XFX 6850, 7 Ultimate
-ASUS UL50- SU7300, 4GB, 500GB, G210M, 7 Home Premium 64, XP Pro
-HP NC6400- Core Duo 1.86Ghz, 2.5GB, 64GB SSD, x1300, XP Pro