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Welcome to G45! Better (but still imperfect...)
By Aaron Brezenski (Intel) Posted on 08/14/08 56
The first couple weeks of motherboard availability on Intel's latest and greatest integrated graphics chipset have been tumultous. First, our competition threw together a demo booth which stated baldly that HP laptops with G(M)45 did not accelerate Blu-ray at all while theirs, naturally, did. Of ...
Less Is More: Why 24fps is Important in Home Theater PCs
By Aaron Brezenski (Intel) Posted on 05/19/08 13
When I play games, I want my PC to be able to generate as many frames per second as possible; it's a measure of the strength of the CPU and GPU solution which is used consistently in gaming benchmarks to show which processor and/or graphics card is better.  My PC can beat up your PC if I can gene...
HDMI Audio Case Study: Denon AV Receivers
By Aaron Brezenski (Intel) Posted on 05/12/08 24
When The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The GoodI've already discussed the benefits to Intel Graphics and HDMI Audio in a previous post, and complained about the HDCP repeater mode bug (still unresolved as of graphics driver release 15.9.2) which forces people to use gray-market software if they want to...
HDMI Audio: Intel's Biggest Little Secret In Home Theater PCs
By Aaron Brezenski (Intel) Posted on 04/28/08 38
I won't say my last post here was harsh-- it was heartfelt and survives a reread without me flinching-- but I wanted to be fair and illustrate why I think it's a big issue. What competitive advantage are we squandering / have we squandered here with HDCP issues over HDMI?I won't go too deep into ...
HDCP, HDMI, Repeaters, and You (Well, Me, Anyway)
By Aaron Brezenski (Intel) Posted on 04/22/08 51
EDIT (8/4/2011): I continue to get questions about this blog post even today, but I need to point out that the information is seriously outdated. A change was required to happen in vendor DVD software (PowerDVD, WinDVD, Arcsoft TotalMedia) and this was done in late 2008. Processors and chipsets...