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Broadcom, Nvidia bring full HD playback to Pine Trail

By Jos
Dec 22, 2009
  1. Intel unveiled its next-generation Atom processors for netbooks and entry-level desktops earlier this week. They represent a significant redesign over their predecessors, integrating a graphics core and a memory controller directly onto the same die as the processor, but overall the new chips are still not powerful enough to handle the highest resolution video.

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  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    They should be able to do 720p. I got my dad a lenovo netbook with an atom in it several months ago and with VLC I was able to play 720p mkv (h264) files. So that was done without Pine Trail. Probably can't do 1080. It also may struggle with YouTube's hd flash files.
     
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