Windows Vista “Capable” and “Premium-Ready” System Requirements

Planning on upgrading to Vista? Well, your system better be up to par according to Microsoft. The requirements here are pretty overwhelming, as even with the Vista-Capable, you need 512mb of Ram!!! 

Windows Vista Capable

  • modern processor (min. 800MHz)
  • 512MB system memory
  • DirectX 9-capable graphics processor

Windows Vista Premium-Ready

  • 1GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1GB system memory
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics w/ WDDM driver; min. 128MB graphics memory; Pixel Shader 2.0; 32 bits-per-pixel
  • 40GB hard drive with 15GB free space
  • DVD-ROM Drive
  • Audio output
  • Internet access

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