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Old 03-24-2005, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just reading online about how ATI's R520 video card chipset, and the talk about it was that it would be "Longhorn Compatible". Does that mean if I spend 6+ grand on a system now, it won't work with Longhorn?

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Old 03-24-2005, 03:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i doubt it. businesses would be really unhappy if they had to upgrade all their systems to move to longhorn.

You prolly have to wait for the manufacturer to create/release a new driver tho.
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Then do you think its worth it to wait until there are products designed for Longhorn?

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There is nothing wrong with XP. Wait till Longhorn comes out, then for all the updates and service packs to come out. Then upgrade your o/s
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All cards are compatable with longhorn. They just aren't "optimized" for it.
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I see, thanks much everyone
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im gunna upgrade for longhorn, even though my current system would probly handle it no probs.
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I am not going to install Longhorn on my current system. I will install it on my next, upgraded system. XP works fine, and don't plan on upgrading until I really need to.
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Yeah, I plan to upgrade after 6 months perhaps, once it has gotten a good foothold, and most applications are Longhorn compatible.

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What is long horn exactly? Just a new OS?
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