My guess would be that you might need dual core to do some some of the 720p stuff they're
touting, but for Messenger, which operates at a much smaller resolution, I'm sure it'll be
I'm actually planning on getting one myself, so I'll happily test it on similar hardware then
and let you know if you like.
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"Swifty" <Steve.J.Swift@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> The minimum specification for the new "LifeCam Cinema" webcam is an Intel Dual-Core 1.6
> I have a single core, 3GHz with hyperthreading. It rarely tops 25% busy when I'm on a video
> call. Is that likely to be sufficient?
> If (as seems possible) the video processing uses only one core, then my 3GHz should easily
> outperform one core of a Dual-core 1.6 GHz
> I'm not looking for a legally binding answer, that would inevitably be "no", but reasonable
> guesses. It's not the end of the world if I get one and it doesn't perform well; I just
> have to persuade my manager to upgrade my PC. How difficult can that be?
> Steve Swift