Some clarifications required from the experts of Ultimate Edition

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Re: Some clarifications required from the experts of Ultimate Ed

Postby deate » Tue Feb 10, 2009 7:04 am

cannon_dt wrote:Deate,
Thats precisely my point - if I can get a better integrated graphics card I might as well do it now rather than spend more money on a add on card. I would like to get it right the first time rather than worry about upgrades etc. Any suggestions for this?

Thanks,
Cannon

OK...I can't help you without asking questions, that I don't want you to get offended by...because I don't know exactly what you know about computer hardware...so don't get offended by any of our questions...ok?
You do realize that an "Integrated Graphics " is actually built onto the motherboard??? (I am assuming you know what the motherboard is) You are never going to get integrated graphics that will be as good as "Stand-alone -cards...just not physically possible at this time(some may argue)
So here's where you have to do your research, either look at all the motherboard reviews and find the one that has the best specifications you can afford, or go for a lower end-board, and add a better Graphics card...believe me, they're going to make you pay either way
I'd start by using "Google" and looking up as much information and reviews about integrated graphics as I could find... then work form there... as long as we're here...feel free to ask.. we'll help
Edit: typed in Google " what is the best integrated graphics for gaming" here's one of the links...http://computershopper.com/shoptalk/gra ... 9400-mgpus
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Re: Some clarifications required from the experts of Ultimate Ed

Postby pch.shot » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:08 pm

You best bet for on board video now are AMD boards with Nvidia chipsets(the higher number the better). Intels' best offering, the GMA X4500HD has major driver issues.
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