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NVIDIA seems very unhappy with Intel, not only showed us upgrading CPU is useless and even hinted Intel’s upcoming graphic solution Larrabee will be a vaporware:

“Larabee is a PowerPoint slide,I haven’t met a product on my PowerPoint slide that I don’t like. You know, they’re floating Larrabee out there just to put a shadow over us, cast a cloud over us. They’ve already slipped it two years from the time they talked about. They would love to slip it another four years and leave a cloud over me.†(NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, CNET interview)

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But now Intel’s begin to strike back. In Intel’s latest road map documents, they use lots of pages to show an interesting comparison: upgrade from G33 IGP mobo to NVIDIA 8800GTX won’t bring any benefit on 3D rendering music photo and video processing.

But after all, being a gamer, only upgrade GPU or CPU is not a wise choice, just think about Alan Wake and other upcoming titles…

These chart is taken from NVIDIA‘s “new†product propaganda slide. The tried to persuade gamer buy more VGA cards other than a enthusiast CPU like QX9650.
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post #2 of 31
wow thats lame. how can a cpu give better performance in 3d rendering over a quadro?
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Intel has a point, but seriously: Time isn't the issue. You can't play a good game on integrated graphics. You can encode video and audio on a P2 chip.
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Meh, nothing new. I you're looking to get a boost on your general gaming performance, get a GPU. If you do a lot of editing/encoding/decoding, do heavy compiling, and stuff like that, then get a better CPU.
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post #5 of 31
How the heck does a graphics card not improve 3d rendering and video?
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Wow is this a joke? This is like intel blatently flinging animal feces on nVidias face, except the feces is purely a figment of intels imagination.
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post #7 of 31
AMD keeps looking better, and better.
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cool... so if i want better performance in 3D studio max, i should just grab me a QX9650 and it should be flying? hahaha.. intel was smoking some good stuff...

QX9650+integrated video card+3D = flying!!! lol
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What a load of BS.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LegendaryC View Post
AMD keeps looking better, and better.
X2, I don't think that I'm going with Intel no matter how good Nehalem is now. This is just utter bullcrap. Hopefully AMD's Fusion will take the lead again.
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