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 the motherboard in my build? - Forum How important is ram when overclocking cpu - Forum How important is checkerboard support for 3D Gaming? - Forum How important is PCH Voltage overclocking? - Forum How important is Defragmentation really? - 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 I know that these updates are important probably, but how do I help this yellow Forum How important is CPU cache? When does it become a bottleneck? Forum How important are sound cards? Forum On a scale of 1-10 how important are these to upgrade? Forum How Important Is shader speed in a Graphic card Forum How important is XMP support with RAM? Forum Actually how important Intel XMP Certified Memory for X79 motherboard? Forum How important are MOBO's for gaming? Forum How important is HDMI? Forum How important are GPUs in screen capture? Forum How important is a graphics card for running an extended desktop? Forum Window 7 this copy is not genuine Forum How do I change music folder size? Forum How to set bluetooth headphot to laptop Forum [Solved] If you have Vista Ultimate 64, do you have to upgrade to 7 Ultimate? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !