Windows Vista Newsletter -- Issue #2
Bringing you the latest news, podcasts and industry buzz surrounding Windows
Vista™ and NVIDIA GPUs.
Visit www.nvidia.com/windowsvista regularly
for the latest updates.
Vista Beta 2:
Now available to the General Public
For the first time, Windows
Vista is available for public demonstration. Download now at Microsoft.com, but make
sure you have a Windows Vista capable graphics processing unit (GPU) and
media and communications processor (MCP) as they are essential
ingredients for a great Windows Vista experience.
Be sure to also download the latest beta drivers for Windows Vista
Beta 2, and check out the new podcast.
Vista Capable Motherboards
effects in Windows Vista are made possible by GPUs
from NVIDIA. But NVIDIA brings even more to the table in the form of
great technologies for motherboards. NVIDIA nForce®
media and communications processors (MCPs) are
the stable, reliable, high-performance foundation for PC and workstations
of all types.
The combination of NVIDIA nForce MCPs and GeForce® GPUs are essential ingredients for a great Windows
Learn more about NVIDIA nForce-based
What is a 'Vista Capable' PC?
"Bottom Line: Spend an extra
$100 or so for a decent graphics card, and you won't be sorry."
- Eric Dahl, PCWorld.com
Half of corporate PCs can't run Vista
"If you want to get Windows Vista when it comes out, you probably should be
thinking about new hardware."
- Antone Gonsalves,
Can your PC handle Windows Vista?
"If you have a computer with
the weaker specs, Vista will still give
you enhanced security and built-in desktop search. But you won't get the
dramatic new graphical look and feel..."
- Walter Mossberg - Wall Street Journal's tech columnist
Read these articles and the latest news
Beta Drivers for Windows Vista Beta 2
Updated NVIDIA drivers for Windows Vista Beta 2 are
available to download now. These drivers are only compatible with Windows
Vista Beta 2 build and should not be used with other versions.