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Vista's worst compromise is its support for Intel integrated graphics

CES 007 Volish marketers moan
Mon Jan 08 2007, 09:37
INTEL, WE HEAR, leaned on Microsoft to get Vista's DirectX 10 and Aero glass interface to run on its integrated graphics boards.

And as far as some voles are concerned it was the the worst setback that the software maker had to do. We heard it from the horse's mouth and the guys that had a direct impact to this matter.

The marketing people talked to the business chaps and all together made a decision that Vista's Aero glass should work on i945G and faster Intel integrated stuff.

Volish developers are miffed but have been powerless, after some of the big bosses sent down the directive. Aero glass is also bad on notebooks as it drains a lot of power but it looks sexy and that's what Vista user interface is all about.

Intel has been setting the graphic industry standard for years now and it doesn't mean to stop. The G965 chipset is not much better at all but what can do you about the Intel Core 2 duo mobile, Centrino conspiracy, huh? µ

 

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