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[_] You need a lot to get the horn :)

Peter Marshall peter at
Wed May 5 12:08:05 BST 2004

> Microsoft is expected to recommend that the "average"
> Longhorn PC feature a dual-core CPU running at 4 to 6GHz; a minimum of

> 2 gigs of RAM; up to a terabyte of storage; a 1 Gbit, built-in,
> Ethernet-wired port and an 802.11g wireless link; and a graphics
> processor that runs three times faster than those on the market today.

>It's not going to come out for another two years... They will be normal
specs by then.

Be a bit of a shame if the wireless standards haven't moved on from this
by then - and I haven't seen anything about there being 64 bit version,
but with the Opteron & Intel equivalent chips knocking around it must be
a consideration.