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Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Live divisions said that IE9 will take an advantage of a computer’s graphics hardware to better render online images, videos, animations and other graphics.
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And still use a sub par HTML rendering engine. yaaaaay.
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Does that mean Adobe Flash isn't going to bring my computer to its knees?

I play those little flash games on facebook on my sig rig and its like I'm trying to play crysis 1080p with max settings.
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Does that mean Adobe Flash isn't going to bring my computer to its knees?

I play those little flash games on facebook on my sig rig and its like I'm trying to play crysis 1080p with max settings.
LOL - so does my work computer - I play tower defense games all the time at work and once I get past so many waves the system just bogs down.
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Does that mean Adobe Flash isn't going to bring my computer to its knees?

I play those little flash games on facebook on my sig rig and its like I'm trying to play crysis 1080p with max settings.
Adobe Flash 10.1 will help with that.
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But now it will be quick! Wheeeeeeeee!
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Does that mean Adobe Flash isn't going to bring my computer to its knees?

I play those little flash games on facebook on my sig rig and its like I'm trying to play crysis 1080p with max settings.
Flash 10.1 will include support for graphics-accelerated... uh, Flash. So it's not that. It's larger images and such - which I quite honestly do not see the need for, for something as trivial as a browser.
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I definitely need 10.1 flash then. My girlfriend signs into FarmVille and it makes me want to upgrade my PC again.
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post #9 of 21
If your CPU can't handle rendering an animated GIF, you probably have an integrated GPU... or a really old discrete GPU, which can't handle it anyway.
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maybe this will help with some of tose huge 12+ megapixel files I try to open at full size sometime? I donno, hopefully though
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