Windows Vista Capable PC Requirements
Windows Vista Capable PCs need to pass the current certification requirements for Designed for Windows XP logo. In addition, these PCs would need the following combination of essential PC hardware for good overall Windows Vista performance:
• CPU — PC systems should have a modern CPU.
• RAM — PC systems should have 512MB of memory or more.
• GPU — PC systems should have a graphics processor that will support Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM).
Windows Vista offers significant improvements to the graphics user experience. To take advantage of these advances in the graphics user experience, graphics processor will need to support WDDM. Graphics processors capable of supporting WDDM:
• Are designed to ensure that graphics user experience scales up with hardware capabilities.
• Offer improved graphic stability and performance.
• May be able to support additional desktop productivity features.
Systems that meet and/or exceed the above requirements should be able to provide a good experience while running Windows Vista. PC systems that do not meet the above hardware requirements for CPU, RAM and GPU may support running Windows Vista. However, such systems may not offer all the features and benefits of Windows Vista. For example, PC systems with GPUs that do not support WDDM will only be able to provide a Windows XP-comparable desktop graphics experience, with regards to features, stability, and performance.Source : Microsoft
Processeurs INTEL : http://www.intel.com/business/bss/produ ... asolutions
Processeurs AMD : http://www.amd.com/windowsvista
Gpu INTEL : http://www.intel.com/business/bss/produ ... asolutions
Gpu ATI : http://www.ati.com/developer/windowsvista.html
Gpu NVIDIA : http://www.nvidia.com/page/technology_vista_home.html