Windows Vista Premium requirements detailed

Posted on Thursday, Jun 15 2006 @ 03:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft broke down the requirements for the Windows Vista logo program into two categories: Basic and Premium.

To get a Windows Vista Premium logo sticker PC makers will need to include the following things:
  • Must have H.264 hardware decoding
  • Must have HDCP
  • Must support multi-monitor support
  • Must have HD audio
  • Must have HD audio jack presence detection
  • Must have Serial ATA 2.5
  • Must have minimum of 50MB NV cache on hybrid HD's with at least 8MB/sec write 16MB/sec read (for mobile only)
  • Must support booting from USB flash drives
  • Must have Windows Vista Green Button on all remotes
  • Must have Green Driver Quality Rating (DQR) (Green score of 7 to 9)
  • More info about the requirements over at DailyTech.

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