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i5 2500k + Z68 board will i need a video card?

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Does the i5 2500k have GPU build in it? if it does will it out perform my shappire 4550 radeon?

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The 2500K CPU doesn't contain video but some of the Z68 Boards have video output.
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post #4 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Agueybana_II View Post
The 2500K CPU doesn't contain video but some of the Z68 Boards have video output.
Yes it contains an ondie GPU. You are wrong.


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Originally Posted by bored7one4 View Post
Does the i5 2500k have GPU build in it? if it does will it out perform my shappire 4550 radeon?

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As long as the Z68 has an HDMI/DVI or VGA output you do not need one since the CPU has one on it.
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post #6 of 14
Uh huh. But just to tell you if you didn't know, onboard still hasn't gone far. A GTX 250 will still do you good.
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post #7 of 14
Get a P67 and buy a discreet video card. Onboard graphics are going to be very limiting except for the simplest of apps.
    
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post #8 of 14
I agree with LethalRise750 The 2500k has a good GPU built in, the intel HD 3000 GMA. its nothing special but and its possible its on par with your current AMD card. It would certainly out perform it at video encoding and playback of HD media. as for 3D gaming i would not be playing any new games on it.. Hope this helps
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post #9 of 14
only in certain boards with video output connectors. my board for example, don't have those. so i was a bit disappointed since the main point of Z68 is HD 3000
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post #10 of 14
Which Z68 mobos have video output connectors? How can you tell before purchasing?
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