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Old August 17, 2009, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by bojangles View Post
Not true, unless Vista is just bogging it down. It can stream 720p no problem, but 1080p seems to be quite difficult for a T4200 or whatever it's called. A lot of laptops have that chip so be cautious.
Thats a good point bojangles, but I believe many of those "entry-level" laptops pair a weak intel with a weak intell 4500MHD chipset. In this case, the CPU is still a big factor in the ability to play 1080p. On the other hand, any newer Nvidia/ATI IGP (9300/HD3200) does almost everything itself without the need for a high-end processor.
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