vista any good at running old games

  malgall 21:45 01 Mar 2007
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how good is vista at running old games
i have been reading that it can but
is it any good and how reliable is it

i am looking at buying a new computer
with of course vista would like to run
games from half life 2 fear and others
at the max settings

  malgall 19:32 02 Mar 2007

please help

  woodchip 19:43 02 Mar 2007

The newer the OS the less compatible it will be. i.e it will be worse than XP

  jimmybond 19:57 02 Mar 2007

I'm running half-life 2 on a vista based laptop, at 1920*1200 resolution, all settings high. So I'm sure a new desktop machine will cope ;-)

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