Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


tonyhughes

Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

#7318 5-Apr-2006 17:37
Send private message

From The Reg...

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/04/04/epson_windows_vista_capable_logo/

reghardware.co.uk: The machine in question is the Endeavour Pro 3500, based on a 3GHz Pentium 4 630, Intel's 975X chipset and Nvidia's GeForce 6600 GT graphics chip. Epson's box has 512MB of DDR 2 SDRAM and an 80GB hard drive too, along with Gigabit Ethernet, six USB 2.0 ports, a pair of PCI Express x16 slots and two x1 connectors.


So will my Athlon 2800+ w/1GB of PC3200 and onboard display adapter do?
I have an AGP slot too, I would imagine a 128MB or 256MB card will be required to deliver the goods?

Hows the beta going guys? Whats your opinion so far? Does it kick onions all over XP? Whats the good stuff so far?







Create new topic
DanDotNet
76 posts

Master Geek


  #32350 5-Apr-2006 19:05
Send private message

I had a 3 year old AGP 64Mb ATI Radeon card and that wasnt good enough and I couldnt resist not having the AERO graphics so went and got a new ATI card thats 256Mb and that does the job very well.

I'm using build 5308 at present and it's generally good but I hear that 5342 is much better. Will be downloading it soon probably...

DanDotNet
76 posts

Master Geek


  #32351 5-Apr-2006 19:07
Send private message

Oh and one more thing, the logos that say Vista Capable mean that the hardware can run vista, that doesnt mean that they can run ALL features of vista such as the Advanced graphics ...etc

 
 
 
 


tonyhughes

Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #32355 5-Apr-2006 19:32
Send private message

Yeah the article goes on to point out that the machine can run Vista Basic...







Jama
1420 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

#32356 5-Apr-2006 19:48
Send private message

Epson box is a bit light in the hard drive and memory department. You would think that with memory being 'as cheap as chips' you would at least chuck in a couple of gig.

Create new topic




News »

HP unveils new innovations for businesses adapting to rapidly evolving workstyles and workforces
Posted 17-Sep-2020 15:36


GoPro launches new HERO9 Black camera
Posted 17-Sep-2020 09:45


Telecommunications industry launches new 5G Facts website
Posted 17-Sep-2020 07:56


New Zealand ranks 3rd in world in GSMA index
Posted 15-Sep-2020 10:13


Trend Micro Security Suite adds web monitoring to prevent identity theft
Posted 14-Sep-2020 15:37


NVIDIA to acquire Arm for US$ 40 billion
Posted 14-Sep-2020 12:27


Epson launches its next gen A3+ colour EcoTank multi-function printer
Posted 10-Sep-2020 16:08


Sony launches three new native 4K SXRD home cinema projectors
Posted 9-Sep-2020 18:00


Catalyst Cloud brings Kubernetes-based open-source web hosting solution to market
Posted 9-Sep-2020 17:54


Verizon Connect eyes further growth in New Zealand
Posted 8-Sep-2020 09:26


PNY launches XLR8 gaming NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series powered by the all-new NVIDIA Ampere architecture
Posted 3-Sep-2020 16:39


NVIDIA delivers greatest-ever generational leap with GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs
Posted 3-Sep-2020 16:17


Weta Digital advances visual effects and animation in the cloud with AWS
Posted 2-Sep-2020 17:09


Kiwrious lab-in-the-pocket kit designed for schoolchildren
Posted 28-Aug-2020 09:03


Fitbit introduces Sense, its most advanced health smartwatch
Posted 26-Aug-2020 10:14



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.