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Windows 7: OEM's use all-in-one MOB's

12 Sep 2008   #1

Windows 7 (7000) public beta
OEM's use all-in-one MOB's

One of the major problems with Vista was that you needed a graphics card. And to open your case and fit it. (Not that hard.) This being an extra expense on top of the cost of the O/S.

(I also got an extra 1 GB Ram and a 2 GB USB stick Readyboost - not that any USB stick was cert. for Vista.)

That's a lot of extra cost and handy person work for the average consumer ...

What will the situation be with Windows 7? OEM's will use all-in-one MOB's because it's the cheapest option. If selling system for $800, adding even a $50 card will loose you business to the other guy down the road.

Do you think motherboards with chipsets like AMD's 780G with onboard HD video support, ( + I believe, cross-fire support from an add in card AND the on-board graphics if upgrading) is the way to go???

What have Intel got?

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18 Oct 2008   #2


I think it's probably highly unlikely...
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