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Windows 7: What CPU Is Better? Core2Duo Or Pentium D?

12 Jun 2014   #31
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

The latest VGA driver is almost 5 years old, that's ancient in PC technology. IT doesn't mean MSI is supporting W7 on an obsolete board, it just the newer driver also happen to work.



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12 Jun 2014   #32
Spudster

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Oh Ok I was looking at the wrong thing lol I meant the audio drivers where uploaded this year.

I got the board manufactured refurbished.

the board is windows vista certified so guess it would still work with 7 with no problems.
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