Re: Head of Graphics Cards Supplier Expects Intelís Larrabee to Change the Market.
There is a great side and a terrible side to this. The gpu on die with the cpu would offer incredible speed. Probably enough to begin having SOME applications doing real time raytracing. I think that raytracing is their motivation behind the merging of the two techs.. I think that Intel is sold on raytracing as the next big leap in graphics and it would be beyond any doubt however there isnt any hardware fast enough (that I know of) that will raytrace on the level required for modern gaming. They want to be 1st at it I think.
The bad would be having to purchase the cpu/gpu as an inseparable package. I dont have to mention the problems that could cause.
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