“WINDOWS VISTA IS FINALLY SHIP4161G to consumers, and we’ve decided to refresh our system guide for the occasion. Not much has changed in the world of PC components since our last guide update, but we’ve nevertheless tweaked our recommendations with both Vista and recent price fluctuations in mind. Windows Vista requires new drivers, especially if you’re looking to run the 64-bit version of the operating system, so we’ve scrutinized our hardware selections for proper driver support. And, of course, we’ve updated our operating system recommendations with info on the features available in each version of Vista and advice on which one might be right for your needs. Keep reading for our recs on building a killer PC for Windows Vista.”
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- TechSpot’s High-end PC Buying Guide @ TechSpot
- Evesham Solar Storm PC – Vista for the masses @ HEXUS
- Vigor Force Recon QXN @ [H]ard|OCP
Source: The Tech Report
The Tech Report has offered up 4 builds that will run Vista. The Econobox comes in at $537.95, featuring an X2 3800, an ASUS M2NPV-VM and it’s onboard 6150 and 1 GB of RAM. If you can afford it, the $1691.92 Sweet Spot Machine with a Core 2 Duo E6600 an Asus P5B Deluxe 2 GB of RAM and eVGA’s 8800 GTS will give you a nice start. There are 2 other systems, and some alternate components, so go on and get some good advice.