Media playback of graphics cards analysed

Posted on Sunday, Sep 23 2007 @ 18:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Earlier this week X-bit Labs took a look at how high-end, mainstream and entry-level graphics cards perform during media playback:
High-definition video on PC has become very widely spread over the past couple of months: full-HD monitors are currently available for $500, Blu-Ray optical drives sell at about $250, and the leading graphics processor developers are already offering inexpensive chips that are promised to free the CPUs completely from video-data decoding. But is it all as simple as it seems? Let’s try to find out together!
Check it out over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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