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Thursday July 28, 2005 11:34 pm

ExtremeTech Reviews Windows Vista’s Gaming Features


Posted by Alex Grahmann Categories: Software


Vista GamesAs info on Windows Vista continues to stream in, Extremetech.com has posted an excellent look at three Vista features and how they will affect the gaming abilities of the new OS.  First, the addition of “Games Explorer” integrates the gaming experience into the OS and puts gaming on par with the usual Window’s foci of Pictures, Music, and Documents.  This feature also offers extensive parental control.  Another core tool is “WinSAT,” which helps software customize itself to the exact specifications of your system.  Finally, the article points to the new DirectX 10 as a source of potential graphical wonder, but also admits that it may carry stringent hardware requirements.  Extremetech.com’s final verdict is that Vista looks like a positive step forward for the world of PC gaming.

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