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While the release date for Vista is still tentative, you may be able to pick up a new computer capable of running Vista (or running Vista WELL) somewhat earlier and save some money, if your computer is still more or less usable so that you can wait until Fall.
For further reading:http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1843945,00.asp
Article makes distinction between current computers able to run Vista, and those that can take full advantage of the purported graphics enhancements.http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsvi...e/entpguid.mspx
MS provides enterprise planning guidelines for Vista PCs. This is undated, but presumably kept current by the various vendors to which it links.
Edited by jgweed, 06 February 2006 - 11:24 AM.