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Will this Graphics Card run Aero Glass theme?

  1. #1


    OttimoInnovations Guest

    Will this Graphics Card run Aero Glass theme?

    Hey everyone. I'm thinking of purchasing the nVidia GeForce FX5500 256mb DDR
    graphics card. Is this a WDDM? Will it run Vista's aero if I install it?

    Heres the specs:

    Brand | nVidia
    Model | FX5500

    GPU | Geforce FX5500
    Coreclocks | 270MHz
    PixelPipelines | 2

    Memory Clock | 400MHz
    Memory Size | 256MB
    Memory Interface | 128-bit
    Memory Type | DDR

    DirectX | DirectX 9
    OpenGL | OpenGL 1.4

    Tuner | None
    RAMDAC | 350 MHz
    Max Resolution | 2048x1536
    SLI | Supported No
    Cooler | Heatsink and Fan

    Additional details:
    Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft
    DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 2.0 enables stunning and complex special effects.
    Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.


    Is it a WDDM? Will it support windows vista aero glass?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Pablo Fernicola [MSFT] Guest

    RE: Will this Graphics Card run Aero Glass theme?

    I recommend you take a look at

    http://www.nvidia.com/page/technology_vista_home.html

    and this site for ATI parts

    http://www.ati.com/technology/Window.../Products.html

    And this for Intel

    http://www.intel.com/business/bss/pr...ns/desktop.htm

    Hope this helps you in your selection,

    -Pablo

    "OttimoInnovations" wrote:

    > Hey everyone. I'm thinking of purchasing the nVidia GeForce FX5500 256mb DDR
    > graphics card. Is this a WDDM? Will it run Vista's aero if I install it?
    >
    > Heres the specs:
    >
    > Brand | nVidia
    > Model | FX5500
    >
    > GPU | Geforce FX5500
    > Coreclocks | 270MHz
    > PixelPipelines | 2
    >
    > Memory Clock | 400MHz
    > Memory Size | 256MB
    > Memory Interface | 128-bit
    > Memory Type | DDR
    >
    > DirectX | DirectX 9
    > OpenGL | OpenGL 1.4
    >
    > Tuner | None
    > RAMDAC | 350 MHz
    > Max Resolution | 2048x1536
    > SLI | Supported No
    > Cooler | Heatsink and Fan
    >
    > Additional details:
    > Powers the next generation of cinematic realism. Full support for Microsoft
    > DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 2.0 enables stunning and complex special effects.
    > Next-generation shader architecture delivers faster and smoother gameplay.
    >
    >
    > Is it a WDDM? Will it support windows vista aero glass?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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