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    Vista Edition Boards

    can some one please explain to me what the difference there is between normal ASUS boards and the vista ready ones? Is there any significant gains?

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    Nope, all modern motherboards can run Vista, heck mine is growing mushrooms and it runs Vista, it's just another buzzword being tossed about in the industry.
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    "The P5B-Plus Vista Edition motherboard implements these unique ASUS features–AI Remote, AP Trigger, ASAP, and TPM Support–to provide you the best working environment with the latest Microsoft Vista™ OS."

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    ^^ see, more buzzwords, what did I tell ya.
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    *buzz buzz buzz buzz buzz*

    I think its to do with the board using that usb stick thing properly. That Vista thing.. think its the TPM thing...thing...

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    Is that it, how C... is that! I thought they wa gonna be specifically designed for it for optimum performance!

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    mehhh... i can do some reading when i actually install Vista

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    TPM. Meh. Wonder how long it takes them to abuse its power?
    http://www.lafkon.net/tc/ is an interesting watch.
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    Hahah, that's funny, just like CSS would stop DVD pirating. DRM isn't designed to stop pirating, it's designed to rip people off, increase incompatibilities, and rob people of their rights.
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    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    That was indeed interesting. I'll be having the P5B Plus Vista Edition with me tomorrow for a build I'm doing so will have a play around with that. The board got the remote control. Built in 512MB of NAND (for vista ready boost) and that TPM thingy for bit locker.

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    NAND hmm i heard thats not exactlly winning medals like it was supposed to do... may have read this on Hexus

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    It would help if Windows would keep more stuff cached instead of paging everything off to swap for no real reason.

    It's funny how backwards everything is in the windows world, hardware designed around the OS, and the OS designed around bad programs.
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