Would a 12inch PB running an extra monitor play movies and such fine?

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  1. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    On my iBook, (G3) I cant even watch most videos in VLC because it skips frames.


    If I got a 12inch Powerbook and ran an external Display would I be able to play videos without lag?

    The specs on the iBook are
    G3 800MHz
    384MB ram
    32MB of video ram

    the Powebook is
    G4 1.5GHz
    512MB ram
    64MB video ram.
     
  2. dnicol

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    I have the newest 12" ibook g4 with a spanning monitor hack and it doesn't slow down a bit.
     
  3. 5SpeedSER

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    same here, more ram always helps, but i only have 768mb. the power book would do a decent job!
     

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