“The latest system to pass under the [H] microscope is a Vista machine equipped with an AMD processor. Is the combination of gaming hardware and Windows Vista an out-of-this-world experience or an extraterrestrial headache?”
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[H]ard|OCP reviews the Alienware Aurora 7500-R4, an AMD based machine running Vista. With an A64 FX 5200+, 1GB of 800MHz DDR2 and a 7950GT it does meet the specs for running Vista, but can Alienware manage to make Vista rock solid? Keep reading to see the final verdict in full detail, from the purchase straight through to their Tech Support, with a little gaming in between.