How important is it to have... Tags: Windows XP Windows 7 Last response: January 29, 2011 7:13 PM in Windows 7 Share Confusedracoon January 27, 2011 7:45:48 PM windows 7 ready hard ware? i have win XP pro 32bit and iv been thinking of going win7 64bit or ..dare i say it......at a a push Vista 64bit... all i want it for is gaming and a small bit of P-shopping.. im running ATM: like i said win xp 32bit core 2 quad Q8200 4gb (3.5) corsair cmx ddr2 ram xfx gts250 core edition 1gb gddr3 Asus p5kpl/1600 powercool 650watt psu More about : important WR2 a b $ Windows 7 January 27, 2011 7:51:40 PM Hello Confusedracoon; You can run the Win7 Upgrade Advisor and it will tel you if your hardware is ready to go. Or you can check the Windows 7 Compatibility Center website where you can check software and hardware items. Zenthar January 27, 2011 8:10:25 PM I think everything you have should be compatible, but go by WR2's suggestion and run the Upgrade Advisor. Related resources How important is a good monitor for gaming? - Forum How important is Ghz/i5/i7 etc if you have an SSD ? - Forum how important is matching component color schemes? - Forum How important is a CPU when it comes to video editing? - Forum How important is motherboard? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Confusedracoon January 27, 2011 9:25:47 PM cheers for the link and simple reply =D Confusedracoon January 27, 2011 11:35:28 PM cheers guys, the windows validation....upgrade advisor thing was no use....i thought it would check hardware not software oh well just gota get rid of netfraework1.1 and uograde msn and steam hay hoe cheers again =D Confusedracoon January 28, 2011 11:37:37 AM =D Confusedracoon January 29, 2011 7:13:39 PM =) but with a D so extra happy Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow important is speed of RAM when video editing? Forum SolvedHow important is the efficiency of a power supply? Forum SolvedHow important is latency? Forum SolvedHow important is a good CPU? Forum SolvedHow important is a high quality/expensive MOBO for gaming? Forum SolvedHow important are CUDA cores and Physix for 3D modelling, rendering and animation? Forum SolvedHow important is the VRM phase count for overclocking? Forum SolvedHow important is an expensive processor? Forum SolvedHow Important is the memory bandwidth of a video card in determining gaming performance? Forum SolvedHow important is it to have a good hard drive or ssd? Forum SolvedHow important is the validated compatible ram on a motherboard? Forum SolvedOCing, how important is it? Forum SolvedHow important is RAM speed for Gaming? Forum SolvedHOw important is it to update the BIOS?? Forum Solvedhow important is QVL Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !