This year, with chipmakers like Intel (INTC) and AMD (AMD), it's not speed that counts, but...

|By:, SA News Editor

This year, with chipmakers like Intel (INTC) and AMD (AMD), it's not speed that counts, but graphics capabilities for multimedia content. Given that, even low-cost laptops will have top-notch visual capabilities for gamers and TV or movie viewers. And the chips will support the explosion of consumer web video and digital photo sharing.