Vista Home Premium compatability

  Mikefranklin 21:29 10 Feb 07
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Can anyone tell me if an NVidia GeForce 6200 PCI graphics card will run Windows Vista Premium with Aero graphics?
Many Thanks
Mike Franklin

  Kate B 21:32 10 Feb 07

Does nobody run the upgrade advisor? click here This is a simple and quick tool that will tell you more surely than anyone here can.

  Mikefranklin 21:36 10 Feb 07

I have consulted several forums and also Windows upgrade advisor. No-one can give me a categoric answer!!
Mike Franklin

  anskyber 21:50 10 Feb 07

Does you card meet the system reqirements? click here I assume the NVIDIA site will have details of your card.

  Totally-braindead 22:54 10 Feb 07

So does the upgrade advisor not run or does it tell you it doesn't know? What does the upgrade advisor say?

  Input Overload 22:59 10 Feb 07

Mine runs fine with glass enabled with the NVidia GeForce 6200 AGP card.

  Mikefranklin 23:42 10 Feb 07

The upgrade advisor says the 6200 is OK but does not specify a PCI or PCI Express or AGP. At least not in a way that I understand! My I year old Dimension 3100 is stuck with a PCI slot!!

  Totally-braindead 00:28 11 Feb 07

Ah I can see why you wonder now you have explained it.
I suppose it must depend on whether using a PCI slot slows the card down or not. If it doesn't and Input Overload is finding his works fine then it will be ok.
I really have no idea and can only hope that someone else knows whether a 6200 PCI card graphics card runs any slower than a 6200 AGP one.

I do have one idea. You could run a graphics test program like 3dMark and compare your 6200 card to others with a 6200 card and see if there any noticeable difference between the two.

  Mikefranklin 14:17 11 Feb 07

Thanks a lot for your help

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