On the other hand...
If you are a DIY enthusiast and require a more detailed approach, with exacting components specifically bought for each aspect of your lovingly built PC, then AMD Live! is probably something you should consider.
AMD Live! is a balanced approach to Digital Home. Instead of prescribing specifics such as which technology you should be using, AMD Live! instead ascribes to the "Digital Home" ideal.
In AMD's words: "With AMD LIVE!, consumers can get a flexible choice for enhanced home entertainment experiences. AMD LIVE! systems are feature-rich, multimedia PCs with advanced configurations. Requirements include AMD64 dual-core technology (Socket AM2), Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition ( Windows Vista Premium or Ultimate when they become available), the latest in video and audio, as well as 1GB memory. A TV Tuner and remote control are optional." So in other words, this system gives flexibility where Intel's Viiv system provides boxed cages of technology.
This system provides a myriad of pathways to customize your Digital Home. Similarly AMD Live! combines with Microsoft operating systems like Windows XP and the new Vista software due in a few months which recognizes if you have an AMD Live! system and gives you exclusive access to media content that has been custom designed to suit your needs.
You will be able to stream digital media throughout your home in a similar way to Viiv technology. The only significant difference being that the components and peripherals will be more customizable. I won't be surprised to see the same media available to AMD Live! users as well as to Intel Viiv users. AMD claims similar collaboration with leading multimedia companies including Microsoft to streamline your digital life.
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- Page 2 [Is Viiv for you?]
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- Page 4 [More Viiv, less choice]
- Page 5 [Wrap it up already...]
- Page 6 [Core 2 Duo always and forever]
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- Page 8 [AMD Live!]
- Page 9 [Conclusive? Nope, but getting there]
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