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Intel's Fake Ultrabook Gaming Demo

Gizmodo has a video by way of Bright Side Of News showing that a CES 2012 ultrabook gaming demo by Intel was not actually a demonstration of the ultrabook's ability to run F1 2011 smoothly, but rather its ability to run a video of the racing game in a VLC media player window. They have a response from Intel saying the game has also been shown successfully live behind closed doors. They also have responses from readers saying the pre-recorded demo is legit, but decry the idea of giving a pass to such behavior. Thanks Neutronbeam.

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10. Re: Intel's Fake Ultrabook Gaming Demo Jan 10, 2012, 20:13 MisterBenn
 
Veryangry "It's a FAAAAAAKE!" (picture an optolithic data rod in hand)

That's a very odd clip, seems most likely to be a case of laughing off a failed attempt to sync up with the clip. Who on Earth would make a demonstration based upon setting up that kit then disappointing the audience that it's not actually happening? Also I can't believe that laptop had to organise itself for a couple of seconds before showing a video!!! My laptop with Radeon X600 Mobility doesn't do that and it's from the stone age...
 
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