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Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« on: September 08, 2006, 02:39:30 PM »
Windows Vista Full Retail Versions (all prices USD)

Vista Ultimate: $399
Vista Business: $299
Vista Home Premium: $239
Vista Home Basic: $199
Windows XP Upgrades
Vista Ultimate: $259
Vista Business: $199
Vista Home Premium: $159
Vista Home Basic: $99 (Source: news.com)
 
Thus far, RC1 has met mixed reviews.
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2006, 02:49:22 PM »
Vista Home Premium: $239
Vista Home Basic: $199
Vista Home Premium: $159
Vista Home Basic: $99 (Source: news.com)
hey bob....you the two same items and two different prices...and what is the diff. between home and premium-do you know as of yet????? ::)
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2006, 03:54:23 PM »
More bells and whistles in the form of media stuff I believe. A google search returns many hits
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=vista+%22home+premium%22+features
This one is from MS http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/feb06/02-26WinVistaProductsPR.mspx
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2006, 04:21:09 PM »
Mac OS X - $129
Mac OS X Server - $499
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2006, 04:36:38 PM »
Apple G5 = around 2000 dollars, and in the same time you can buy wonderful configuration with one of those AMD64 processors for less than 700 Canadian dollars and that includes 17" TFT flat screen plus HP printer (in any Best Buy store around GTA - Greater Toronto Area)
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2006, 06:30:17 PM »
Sasha Apple no longer has anything with a G5 in it
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2006, 10:15:26 PM »
Thanks Davidr....the links answered my question ;)
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2006, 11:51:09 PM »
Quote
Windows Vista Ultimate 1 leg 1 arm
Windows Vista Business 1 leg 1 ear
Windows Vista Home Premium 1 arm 3 toes
Windows Vista Home Basic 1 eye 1 ear (you won’t be getting Aero anyway)
Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade 1 arm 4 toes
Windows Vista Business Upgrade 1 arm
Windows Vista Home Premium Upgrade 1 ear 3 toes 2 fingers
Windows Vista Home Basic Upgrade 1 eye
All prices include your soul.

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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2006, 12:06:52 AM »
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Windows Vista Ultimate 1 leg 1 arm
Windows Vista Business 1 leg 1 ear
Windows Vista Home Premium 1 arm 3 toes
Windows Vista Home Basic 1 eye 1 ear (you won’t be getting Aero anyway)
Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade 1 arm 4 toes
Windows Vista Business Upgrade 1 arm
Windows Vista Home Premium Upgrade 1 ear 3 toes 2 fingers
Windows Vista Home Basic Upgrade 1 eye
All prices include your soul.

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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2006, 12:12:40 AM »
Made you laugh though, didn't it.

Guess I'll be able to afford one eye. Who needs two?  :P
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
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View the alternative Soapbox Flash version if you are bandwidth Quicktime impaired.
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2006, 04:02:46 AM »
how ironic vista sounds in Apple QuickTime ;D

Seriously Now that vista has been released to Manufacturing does anyone know the memory footprint of vista or how it will run Vs XP on the same hardware
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« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2006, 01:27:37 PM »
Lots of hits here, http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=windows+vista+minimum+system+spec, this is just one, http://www.crysis-online.com/Information/System%20Requirements/ and another http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=31815 and one especially for you Kyle http://www.macworld.com/news/2006/05/18/vista/index.php ;D

I didn't post any Microsoft links, they seem to be having a problem connection keeps timing out at the moment.
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Re: Vista Prices and Release Candidate 1
« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2006, 02:40:46 PM »
David by memory foot print I mean once it is running how much RAM it uses. I Know OS X and XP use somewhere between 80-128MB
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