Is this PC good enough to watch 1080p movies?

Hi,

I just got a new 60" TV and my old Asus Eee box is lagging when I try to watch 1080p movies on it. So I think it's time to upgrade.

I don't want to build my own PC because I don't know much about hardware and I don't want to do all the research.

I would be happy with an ugly looking desktop because it will be hidden behind a panel for most of the time.

I would use the PC for 3 things: movies, web browsing and youtube videos.

This one is very affordable to me and I could use it as a starting point:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220357

It has HDMI and plenty of storage for me. The question is: is it enough to play 1080p movies without stuttering?

Thanks in advance!
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  1. Yes, that system runs the A8-5500 with the HD 7560D graphics. That should be plenty powerful enough for 1080p video playback.

    -Wolf sends
  2. Wolfshadw said:
    Yes, that system runs the A8-5500 with the HD 7560D graphics. That should be plenty powerful enough for 1080p video playback.

    -Wolf sends


    Thanks a lot!
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