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Will these hardware specs work for dual-boot Vista 64-bit/iATKOS?
Hello everyone. First time poster, obviously.
I am...pretty newbie at all of this. However, work considerations have me considering converting my existing PC rig into a dual-boot Vista 64-bit/Snow Leopard rig.
I was told that I should post my specs at a reputable forum such as this to see if it would be even possible.
Here are the specs that I believe are pertinent:
Motherboard: Asus P5N-D
Hard drive: 1 partition - 698.63 gb, 74.74 gb free, Windows Vista 64-bit currently installed
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @2.83 ghz
Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
Will this work? And if this hardware setup does, indeed, work, I can just shrink my Windows partition, make a new partition, and install iATKOS there, right?
I also had a few questions:
- Does iATKOS come in 64-bit. I am planning to use this partition solely for editing using Final Cut Studio, and I was told 64-bit would be a good way to go.
- What is the difference between iATKOS v7 and iATKOS S3 v2?
- If my specs do, indeed, work, will following the installation instructions at the following link work? HowTo: Install OsX86 Leopard (iATKOS v7) on Dell Inspiron 1545 « Deviato
- I found something about having to "find your graphics cards" after iATKOS is installed. What is that all about?
Obviously, I'm super newbie to all this, hence the rather dumb questions.
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