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