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Intel GMA X4500HD Review

Jul 31, 2008, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"It was brought up at FOSDEM 2008 (and reiterated last week at OSCON 2008) that Intel's Keith Packard mentioned bringing support for more formats over to this video acceleration interface. In addition, once Gallium3D goes mainstream with users they will be able to benefit from a generic GPU video decoding, which relies upon the graphics processor's shaders. Another option for users interested in enhanced video playback will be through VA-API (Video Acceleration API), but work on that seems to be stalled."

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