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Will this Graphics Card run Aero Glass theme?

  • Thread starter OttimoInnovations
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OttimoInnovations

#1
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?
 

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Pablo Fernicola [MSFT]

#2
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/WindowsVista/Products.html

And this for Intel

http://www.intel.com/business/bss/products/client/vistasolutions/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 Computer

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