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Tuesday, 05 May 2009 08:25

Acer Aspire Revo dissected - 4. Video Playback

Written by Eliot Kucharik

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Review:
25W system plays 1080p



While Fudo proved Blu-Ray was not a problem at all, we though it would be nice to test if this is the case with files. As already proved a XVID or DIVX encoded movie in DVD quality is not even a problem for any Atom CPU.

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At 720p resolution the CPU load did not change.

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  Surprisingly even 1080p did not impress the Ion at all.

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All the tests were done with ffdshow and Media Player Classic Homecinema Edition. As long as you enable EVR output which is unique to Vista and Windows 7 all runs smoothly. If you change to DX9 renderless output the CPU load increases heavily, but 720p is still playable.

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