Overall, for the first time in a long time, AMD is able to offer battery life that competes with and even exceeds what Intel offers with their current mainstream offerings.
quote: Same movie transcoding on AMD Radeon 6950 ~ 11 minutes...1600 shaders...I don't believe any CPU can even come close.
quote: I think you're forgetting about Sandy Bridge's Quick Sync - that'll run circles around any GPU, discrete or otherwise.
quote: Someone playing a MMORPG or whatever will likely not notice any difference between a SNB and Llano machine at the same price point
quote: there's always been reasonable machines on the market for gaming if you wanted an AMD rig
quote: if you use a real video card, you can easily replace it if it fries - whereas if you're using IGP on your desktop, if that fries you may have to toss the whole motherboard
quote: ...when are Llano-based laptops actually hitting the market? Anybody have any insight on that?
quote: They also bumped the memory controller to dual-channel for faster access speeds and support up to DDR3/DDR3L 1333 MHz.