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Old 02-09-10, 09:36 PM   #3
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Default Re: Integrated GT2xx solutions?

Originally Posted by frenchy2k1 View Post
Nvidia has pretty much stopped chipset development for the moment, so no, nothing newer than ION (GF9400) exists from them.

You best bet will be an AMD chipset so far, as intel and integrated video don't match (or at least the performances wont be there). The HD4200 in the AMD785 chipset is reasonnably fast and probably sufficient for an HTPC. Search google for reviews, many have been done.

AMD's integrated GPUs aren't bad at all and the boards are dirt cheap.

I have a 780G board with integrated Radeon 3200 graphics and I played Crysis on it at a mix of low and medium settings at 640x480.

The resolution isn't too impressive, no, but it was playable, which is far more than most integrated chips can manage.
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