I'd like to add to that.Kurt` said:
And who said sometime down the road other OS' won't get this dx10 you speak of. Granted i have no clue what you're talking about- but there is always a way around it; trust me.bile said:vista = dx10
it doesnt even matter if you hate vista. Its the only thing that will have dx10 on it, and you will need dx10 eventually. so issue resolved.
you may not upgrade now.. but sometime down the road you will pretty much have to.
Quoted from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Vista#System_hardware_requirements* Display: Copy-restricted high-definition digital content, such as next-generation HD DVD movies, will be displayed at a reduced resolution of 480p (DVD quality) or 540p, unless viewed on a High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)-compatible monitor. Very few existing displays and no retail video cards are compliant with this standard.