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ASRock Lists 'Windows 7-Ready' Motherboards, Has First Motherboard with Certification

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#3
Hang on, is this compatible for Windows 7, or Certified for Windows 7? :confused:
 

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#4
Why are they doing this? What hardware is windows 7 NOT compatible with? A cell phone?
 

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#5
Dude that crap they pulled with vista was soo irritating cause it easily let the manufactures raise the price just because of that lame sticker. Seriously a windows certified mouse?!?!? if its USB or PS2 its gonna work.
 
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#6
As always, ASRock goes first.
 
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#7
I really don't understand how any recent motherboard would not be certified for just a different operating system. Would my ASUS P6T-Deluxe be alright with Windows 7?
 
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#8
They are certifying mobos now for win os???
Mah...
 
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#9
well . . . if its certified for vista it should be for 7 also right
 

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#10
more marketing gimmicks, how about updating the drivers for the current boards, rest assured even the 2002 parts are compatible with Windows 7.

They are certifying mobos now for win os???
Mah...
They have been doing this for some time now, when Vista came about AsRock had VSTA boards.
 
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#11
Might as well put a sticker saying Homosapien Compatible...

I have Win 7 on a "Non-Certified" motherboard and it works great. While my friend who got a MB that says Vista Compatible couldn't even install his copy of vista. Suck my Balls OEMers.
 

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#12
Wait! Are those stickers certified to be certifying Windows 7?!
 

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#13
surprised it wasnt a pentium 3 board to get this first :)
 

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#14
Remember when digital music cd's came out, and everyone was slapping "Digital Ready" stickers on thier speakers, LOL. Pretty f---ing lame is right.
 

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I'm willing to bet a pentium 3 can run windows 7 as long as it's one of the later ones (p3 933 or higher)
 

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#16
I'm willing to bet a pentium 3 can run windows 7 as long as it's one of the later ones (p3 933 or higher)
7's requirements state a 1GHz CPU, 1GB of ram and an SM2.0 video card.

P3 Tualatin 1GHz, radeon 9550... 1GB DDR? can you get tualatin boards in DDR?
 
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#17
so azrock always first , but i want now is that really important , im use win7 from a while with my system many guys do this so what is make azrock different , i understand news to make newbies running to buy , more sells for brand
 

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#18
7's requirements state a 1GHz CPU, 1GB of ram and an SM2.0 video card.

P3 Tualatin 1GHz, radeon 9550... 1GB DDR? can you get tualatin boards in DDR?
yes you can they are made for Via C3/7 chips i believe
 
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#19
I wonder if i can get my TV windows 7 certified, seeing as i can use he s-video out.
Also will we be seeing windows 7 certified speakers sometime in the future?