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I am actually surprised by the performance. It is better then I was expecting. You can make a seriously small HTPC with this and still do "light" gaming if you wanted.
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It's not aimed at hard core gamers. Though it's not exactly optimal, I think it's great for getting people into gaming. You'll still be able to play most modern games on lower settings, not to mention a ton of older stuff. This is a win even for serious gamers as it will widen the pool by pulling in people who may otherwise never end up gaming.
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post #33 of 59
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This does so well simply because its on die now, Intel just ramped up the clock speeds and put more EUs in on the old architecture...It's just a brute force approach.
This is totally false. They made several changes to increase the efficiency of their EU's, they now have twice the instruction throughput compared to the previous EU's.

If you are going to get down on Intel at least back it up with real facts.

Here, I'll give you a reference:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3922/i...ture-exposed/5
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This is totally false. They made several changes to increase the efficiency of their EU's, they now have twice the instruction throughput compared to the previous EU's.

If you are going to get down on Intel at least back it up with real facts.

Here, I'll give you a reference:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3922/i...ture-exposed/5
Eh, I must have been getting confused with the current IGPs.
    
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post #35 of 59
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Lmao, that is a pointless GPU...
IGP's are not pointless.

The vast majority of computer users use IGP's.
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post #36 of 59
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Originally Posted by Namwons View Post
weak. and its not even DX11
A card faster than an HD5450 is a waste of silicon? Wonder what the GPU in the Sandy Bridge will be like in laptops.

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Originally Posted by Strat79 View Post
I was referring to these Anand reviews on the i5 2400's IGP. It shows it beating or at least matching the 5450 in low res gaming at least. Not sure at higher res and with higher details though. Is this not the same IGP this article is talking about?

Edit: Apparently it is the same CPU and IGP in this review as Anand, just this review is using higher res and detail. So at lower res/detail it hangs or beats the 5450 but at higher it gets beaten by the 5450 and even lower cards Hmm.
That is actually quite impressive. Good job Intel! The low end market isn't going to be handicapped anymore.
post #37 of 59
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That is actually quite impressive. Good job Intel! The low end market isn't going to be handicapped anymore.
The improved HD decoding abilities of Sandybridge's IGP would be welcomed by people who watch movies.
Intel still needs to get better game support though. Running things slowly is one thing, not being able to run things at all is another thing.
In the Inpai review, some games for Intel errored out and were not tested.
It would be a shame if the IGP errors out on some older games that it easily has enough horsepower for, but it just doesn't work.
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post #38 of 59
intel IGP's are one of the reasons that PC gaming is dying.

BECUASE NO ONE CAN RUN ANY GAMES ON THEM

While this IGP may be better, It is still total crap for any decent sort of games
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now does the IGP of SB support HD decoding tho? which would definitely be nice to have for a HTPC considering heat and power I would assume.
 
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now does the IGP of SB support HD decoding tho? which would definitely be nice to have for a HTPC considering heat and power I would assume.
Read the article
http://en.inpai.com.cn/doc/enshowcon...48&pageid=7727
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