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Old 01-05-2009, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can Your PC Play Blu-Ray Movies?

Practically any modern computer is capable of playing DVD movies. But what about Blu-Ray movies? Everyone knows that this high definition video format requires some processing power and probably additional capabilities. Cyberlinkís Blu-Ray Disc Advisor is trying to answer that question for you by determining if a computer is capable of running Blu-Ray movies.
It was created as a reference tool and will display results seconds after execution. The results are divided into two categories. Basic Playback will check if the hardware of the computer is able to play Blu-Ray movies. The diagnostic tool will analyze the cpu, system memory, video card, disc drives but also the software players and video connection types available.
The detection is not overly accurate but should be sufficient on most occasions. It did detect 2 Gigabytes of computer memory on a system with 4 gigabytes installed. The Blu-Ray Disc Advisor will show if the items are Blu-Ray ready. A green icon means the hardware or software component can playback Blu-Ray movies while red means it is not capable of, yellow means an upgrade is required and brown means that the software cannot rate that item.

The second tab analyses the advanced Blu-Ray playback capabilities of the computer hardware. This includes special features that are included in some Blu-Ray movie titles like Internet interaction or picture-in-picture.
Items will be tested for dual-video decoding capabilities, network capabilities and player capabilities. It is possible to save the information in a log file and visit the Cyberlink website for additional information about items that are not Blu-Ray capable.
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Lol.. I ran it.. and all it says I'm missing is a Blu-Ray drive..
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Haha, my lappy can........ Wow its sharp looking on a 32" Aqous 1080p tv.

Can't wait to watch a pr0n on it...........
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Can't wait to watch a pr0n on it...........
Not yet but one day....
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My computer can't but my PS3 can .
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yes, but it's only reporting i have 2gig of ram?
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i know my pc cant play a blu ray cause i dont have a blu ray drive. what is the point of this software?
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Because most computer users really don't know a CD drive to a Blu-Ray drive.
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ohh. i was hoping that it might let me play blu rays but i see that it's point less.
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Its mostly testing if you have the computing power to... for less advanced users.
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