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Originally Posted by Buzzin92 View Post

Once you get an Nvidia card, the workload from the blu-ray will be offloaded on to the GPU (provided you install the correct codec packs and such).

This should already be facilitated by the iGPU.
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This should already be facilitated by the iGPU.

I hope so. I just need it to play my Blu-Ray rips and Netflix for the most part. I'll probably wait until the Nvidia's 800 series to get one.
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Playing HD video really does not need much power. Any modern cpu with onboard graphics should be fine with playing blu ray.
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Playing HD video really does not need much power. Any modern cpu with onboard graphics should be fine with playing blu ray.

Yeah, that's what I hope. I wish the i3s didn't come out in September. though. frown.gif
Such a long time to wait!
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