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Windows 7: Is my system fit enough to handle Windows 7?

19 Mar 2009   #11
aeriolewinters

Windows 7 RC
 
 

that's not probably a P4, that's a Pentium D, it would definitely work... look at my specs, if this thing runs without hiccups. I'd think yours can do the job...


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19 Mar 2009   #12
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

YES
End of story -- doesn't matter what your computer spec is (assuming INTEL instruction set) -- if it BOOTS and has a CD or at least an external USB bootable device it will run W7.

No Ifs, no Buts, end of story 'nuf said.

cheers
jimbo
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19 Mar 2009   #13
Stinkfinger

Windows 7 x64 Build 7057
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
YES
End of story -- doesn't matter what your computer spec is (assuming INTEL instruction set) -- if it BOOTS and has a CD or at least an external USB bootable device it will run W7.

No Ifs, no Buts, end of story 'nuf said.

cheers
jimbo
Right on!

I installed Windows 7 build 7057 x64 - and im quite satisfied with the performance so far. I think the new ati radeon catalyst 9.3 drivers are acting up, I'm not sure. Gonna try out an earlier release (if there are any for windows 7?)

Anywho, I'm glad I installed the x64 version. Now I just have to find drivers for my motherboard, which most likely will be a bitch.

Thanks for the replies! I think I'm falling in love with this forum.

Cheers!
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19 Mar 2009   #14
Fizban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
YES
End of story -- doesn't matter what your computer spec is (assuming INTEL instruction set) -- if it BOOTS and has a CD or at least an external USB bootable device it will run W7.

No Ifs, no Buts, end of story 'nuf said.

cheers
jimbo
So so so inaccurate. My grandmother had a 64 MB RAM 4 GB HD 700 mhz P3 that would most assuredly not run windows 7.
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20 Mar 2009   #15
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

OK -- but your device needs be able to have enough space to BOOT Windows and have the full Intel instruction set.

I've booted windows om a VM with as little as 192 MB of RAM but you still need around 20 GB initial disk space to install it.

(BTW that P3 machine would still operate as a Linux server but whether you could get IDE drives large enough to make it worth while is another point I doubt if that motherboard has SATA or even USB2).

Perhaps I should have said any "standard Practicable " computer made since 2000 with at least 20 GB of free disk space and a bootable DVD / USB device. ( A Network boot won't be any good as you will need to install from the DVD / USB) You won't be able to directly update from Windows 98/Windows 2000/Windows Me or Windows XP

Not sure how many of those old 64 MB computers are still out there now.

Anyway point taken -- but the thrust of the post was any "Reasonable" computer should be W7 capable.

cheers
jimbo
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20 Mar 2009   #16
win7

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stinkfinger View Post
Hey there! The title says it all. I've installed Windows 7 on my pc and here I am sitting wondering if my computer is better off with XP. I don't have a super fancy pc, these are my systemspecs.
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Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7057)
System Manufacturer: FUJITSU SIEMENS
System Model: D2175-A1
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM

Card name: ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Dedicated Memory: 508 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Native Mode: 1280 x 1024(p) (60.020Hz)
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Why I ask this is because I love playing around in Windows 7, but I really want to be able to play the games that I usually play in XP as well. World of warcraft and Battlefield Heroes. I haven't installed any of the games yet. So if there's anyone here with similar hardware who could tell me if my computer is too weak or not, i'd appreciate it.

Thanks in advance!
I can't believe you were even worried, check my specs.
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20 Mar 2009   #17
Fizban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by win7 View Post
I can't believe you were even worried, check my specs.
Yeah I'm pretty sure I could even toss 7 on my grandmother's POS Sempron with 1 Gb RAM and it'd run fine. (The 64 MB POS mentioned above is her old Win 98 PC, this one is newer and has Vista on it.)
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