Yup, your disagreement is expected as usual.
Originally Posted by assassin
I don't see what real world benefit the Llano or ATI card offers for most users in this forum.
Advantages of AMD A6-3500 over Intel Celeron/Pentium processor:
- 3D ready
- madVR ready (well, except for 720/1080p60, formats found in camcorders)
- 23Hz refresh rate closest to 23.976Hz among all vendors
- Working full/limited RGB levels
- Better compatibility with XBMC (works whether DXVA2 is on or off). I just looked at XBMC Community Forum and found that A6-3500 is so popular in the community, that is unexpectedly surprising.
None. Well, a couple of expected reactions are:
- Q1: Llano is power hungry.
- A1: This is totally wrong as far as A6-3500 is concerned. Compare the DC power draw:
|DXVA video playback
A lot of XBMC users are building silent systems using A6-3500.
- Q2: AMD driver is more problem-prone.
- A2: Personally I haven't seen a problem for a long time. From the number of satisfied users of AMD graphics cards, I don't think AMD driver is any worse than Intel's. Recently AMD quit updating the driver monthly, that I welcome because the driver will be more stable.
Edited by renethx - 6/18/12 at 10:14am