ATI is engineering their equipment for emerging Windows Vista performance specifications, is anticipating Microsoft to elevate the importance of the new OS’ System Performance Rating (WSPR), to a very high level of prominence. Soon after Vista’s formal introduction later this year, Microsoft, OEMs, retailers and other dealers and even professional evaluators will be utilizing Vista’s rating scale of 1 through 5, to distinguish the relative performance of all PCs available in the marketplace. WSPR effectively assigns a numerical rating between 1 and 5 to a PC, based on components such as the CPU, system memory speeds, disk speed, and two measurements in graphics.

ATI is engineering their equipment for emerging Windows Vista performance specifications, is anticipating Microsoft to elevate the importance of the new OS’ System Performance Rating (WSPR), to a very high level of prominence. Soon after Vista’s formal introduction later this year, Microsoft, OEMs, retailers and other dealers and even professional evaluators will be utilizing Vista’s rating scale of 1 through 5, to distinguish the relative performance of all PCs available in the marketplace. WSPR effectively assigns a numerical rating between 1 and 5 to a PC, based on components such as the CPU, system memory speeds, disk speed, and two measurements in graphics.