Lenovo G40-45 x265 1080p HVEC videos


Aug 23, 2013

I want to buy a new laptop and wanted to know if the laptop with below configuration can play X265 1080p or 720p videos smoothly.

Here are the details :

Specifications of "Lenovo G40-45 (Notebook) (APU Quad Core A8/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Free DOS/ 2GB Graph) (80E10088IN) (14 inch, Black)"

Display :
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Screen Size 14 inch
Screen Type HD TN GL Flat eDP Display

Storage :
HDD Capacity 1 TB
RPM 5400

General :
Part Number 80E10088IN
Model ID G40-45
Color Black
Lifestyle Everyday Use

Memory :
Expandable Memory Upto 16 GB
RAM Frequency 1600 MHz
System Memory 8 GB DDR3
Memory Slots 1 Slot

Machine Dimensions :
Weight 2.5 kg
Dimension 384 x 265 x 25 mm
Color Black

Graphics :
Dedicated Graphics Memory Capacity 2 GB
Graphic Processor ATI EXO PRO R5 M330
Dedicated Graphics Memory Type DDR3

Audio :
Sound 2 x 1.5 W Speakers
Speakers Yes

Platform :
Operating System Free DOS
OS Architecture 64 bit

Processor :
Brand AMD
Cache 2 MB
Variant A8-6410
Clock Speed 2.0 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.4 GHz
Processor APU Quad Core A8



Can a system with 4gb RAM or more, Intel HD graphics play X265 1080p or 720p videos smoothly? Do X265 1080p or 720p videos still need a NVIDIA graphics card? If so, what size of NVIDIA Graphic card is required like 512mb, 1gb, 2gb, etc?