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Reply # 45306 3-Sep-2006 20:53
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I have 10 USB ports on my desktop. I just don't want to waste a port with keyboard and mouse, seeing that there are two connectors that do the job pretty well - for everything else.

Chiefie, thanks, disabled Hibernation with that switch.

Still no sound, but I am hungry now and gotta do some other stuff.

Rebooting into Windows XP in 3, 2, 1...







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  Reply # 45307 3-Sep-2006 20:56
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No sound for me either... Intel D975BX board with built in hi-def audio. Vista says it's all copacatic in terms of sound devices, but I get a "No Audio Output Device is installed" message in Systray.

No idea why I get 4.6 in video. Guess I'm more 1337 than Brad.




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Reply # 45310 3-Sep-2006 23:46
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Chiefie im not sure what your problem is.... but I'm downloading fine fine with Trend Micro... Just updated a couple of minutes ago. I'm using version 14.55.1003 not 14.56 maybe thta has something to do with it....

Juha: Hmmm is yours AGP or PCIe? When it comes to 1337ness I pwn you.

My WEI numbers are:

ProcessorAMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+4.1
1.0
  Determined by lowest subscore
Memory (RAM)1.00 GB4.5
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM) 1.0
Gaming graphics383 MB Total available graphics memory4.6
Primary hard disk74GB Free (112GB Total)5.2

I actually have only 128Mb graphics card but thats an error in 5536. Maybe things will be more accurate when I install RC1. Can't wait for that.

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  Reply # 45327 4-Sep-2006 12:11
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ATi have just released video drivers for Vista RC1. These drivers are for:

  • Radeon® 9500, 9550, 9600, 9650, 9700, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, X850 series
  • Radeon® X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900 series
  • Mobility™ Radeon® 9550, 9600, 9700, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800 series
  • Mobility™ Radeon® X1300, X1400, X1600, X1800 series
  • CrossFire™ Xpress 3200 series
  • Radeon® Xpress 200, 200M series

    Download them here:
    https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&questionID=19933

  • The latest nVidia RC1 drivers can be downloaded here:
    http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x86_96.33.html

    Both of these of drivers are only compatible with Windows Vista RC1 build 5600.16384.060829-2230 and should not be used on any older build.




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      Reply # 45340 4-Sep-2006 15:22
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    PCIe and all my performance scores are higher than yours. Would post a screenshot to show you how much I pwn j00, but in XP at the moment :)




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      Reply # 45344 4-Sep-2006 15:38
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    Yes I pulled 1GB of RAM and my other GPU out of this PC since Vista doesnt support SLI till RTM. Built a very solid fast machine running Server 2003

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      Reply # 45440 5-Sep-2006 12:35
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    ComponentDetailsSubscoreBase score
    ProcessorAMD Athlon(tm) XP 2800+3.4
    3.3
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    Memory (RAM)1.00 GB3.8
    GraphicsRADEON 9550 (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM)3.6
    Gaming graphics319 MB Total available graphics memory3.3
    Primary hard disk3GB Free (21GB Total)5.1
    Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate

    I just installed Vista RC1. Went well. My graphics card is a 256MB unit, so is also reporting wrong, although my onboard gfx is 64MB, which makes 320.... so who knows...




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      Reply # 45442 5-Sep-2006 12:44
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    Yes i believe that is how it works....

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      Reply # 45443 5-Sep-2006 12:45
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    I havent been able to install RC1 yet.. hopefully will be able to do that soon. Might have to create some free time tonight after the GZ chat

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      Reply # 45452 5-Sep-2006 14:20
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    Hmm my DVD didn't turn up in the mail today.... will have to wait till tomorrow...

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    I wonder how long before CPP participants can download it?







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      Reply # 45499 5-Sep-2006 21:15
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    Sometime on the 10th

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    Reply # 45561 6-Sep-2006 17:13
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    Got my RC1 DVD in the mail today... thanks Mauricio, stupid braodband caps stopped me from downloading this when it was released last week.

    I did an unsupported upgrade from 5536 which worked fine, took 69 minutes which seems to be a lot faster than it has taken others.

    It runs faster than the pre RC1 build but you get the feeling it could be running much faster, but that always seems to happen with an OS upgrade, never as fast as a clean install.

    I forgot to uninstall Trend Micro before the upgrade so that didnt work. It wouldnt uninstall but the program has a forced removal option which works well. Did that and installed it again and all runs well.

    The build is very responsive and snappy when using it. Will be doing a clean install in the next few days so will be able to get a better gague of performance then. But I'm very impressed with what I've seen so far. I'm expecting at least one more intrem build before RTM. If MS keep preogressing at this rate the final release will be very very good. Already much better than XP.

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      Reply # 45573 6-Sep-2006 20:02
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    bradstewart: I did an unsupported upgrade from 5536 which worked fine, took 69 minutes which seems to be a lot faster than it has taken others.

    Clean install here, took less than 45 minutes from inserting the DVD to being online, downloaded firefox and surfing the interwhebby superbyway...




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