Setting Up Your Environment

3-1. Acquiring the Ideal Developer Hardware


You are new to Microsoft development and want to know what you need to get started. You are unsure if your current computer will make a good developer machine. If you need to upgrade, how do you justify the cost of this hardware to your management?


The ideal developer machine has a powerful multicore CPU, fast and abundant disk drives, and copious amounts of RAM; is attached to multiple large flat-screen monitors; and needs a video card powerful enough to drive them.

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