Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Sep 2012 19:36 UTC
Apple I bought a brand new iMac on Tuesday. I'm pretty sure this will come as a surprise to some, so I figured I might as well offer some background information about this choice - maybe it'll help other people who are also pondering what to buy as their next computer.
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RE[3]: Comment by smashIt
by lucas_maximus on Thu 27th Sep 2012 23:47 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by smashIt"
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

I have a decent GPU and CPU at the time and they are both a bit of a joke now. But my old Pentium M from 2003 could handle Mp4 (just about) and 720p video.

My desktop has a proper Core 2 and a Nvidia 8800 GT machine. It can deal with it.

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RE[4]: Comment by smashIt
by zima on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 13:56 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by smashIt"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

My old Athlon XP 1700+ from 2001-2002 could handle 720p H264 (just about - using the most optimised CoreAVC, hovering at 90+% CPU usage)

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