Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Mar 2010 22:59 UTC
Benchmarks Common wisdom has it that Flash is a resource hog, and that HTML5 will prevent your processor from having to work really, really hard to show animations of videos. Well, a number of people have conducted benchmarks with the latest browsers and Flash betas, and common wisdom is starting to show serious signs of crackage.
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RE: HTML5 forces them to compete
by umccullough on Fri 12th Mar 2010 01:33 UTC in reply to "HTML5 forces them to compete"
umccullough
Member since:
2006-01-26

But, I'm also glad Adobe is doing something about their performance. I might *finally* be able to watch smooth 480p Hulu video on my netbook with Windows ;)


I spoke too soon... no noticeable improvement after installing the beta on WinXP.

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I think it's Vista/7 only. XP has a horribly outdated graphics stack. Time to move on, buddy ;) .

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umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

I think it's Vista/7 only. XP has a horribly outdated graphics stack. Time to move on, buddy ;) .


Damn, I'd even mod you down for that one ;)

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