Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 7th Aug 2011 22:46 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems And yes, another item, right away. I'm on the hunt for a mini-ITX motherboard for use in a living room HTPC, and considering there's so much choice out there, I'm a little confused. Then I realised I have you people to help me out, and, well, one thing led to another.
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"The Llano is underpowered for 1080i using advanced deinterlacers and other video post-processing.

I looked up the Anandtech article on AMD A8-3850 for HTPC ( and it does mention problems with 1080p. So I must have been thinking of something else... though now I'm curious whether that can be fixed in software.

The suitability of Llano for HTPC is extensively discussed in this AVS Forum thread:
The Anandtech article's 1080p60 issues are because of one single post-processing feature (dynamic contrast) in combination with Anandtech's use of DDR3-1333 and discussed starting from page 11.
tl;dr -> posts 343 and 353 summarize the situation.

Edited 2011-08-09 12:10 UTC

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