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Old 05-18-2005, 05:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just realized that my crappy 16mb integrated laptop video accelerator that can't even run BF1942 runs at about 713mhz wheras my 6600GT which runs Doom3 full specs runs at 500mhz. What's the deal? Do mhz not matter?

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Yes and no. What also counts is the Pixel Pipelines and the features that come with it like PS3(? i think thats what its called). Someone will elaborate further.

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PS3 has nothing to do with this. It is about core speeds, memory speeds, pipelines, and to a certain extent memory. Integrated chips are always appaling. They are tossed on so u can run Microsoft Word

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Old 05-18-2005, 05:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah, but why is the mhz higher on the integrated chip?
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Because it uses some of your CPU to render images. And it has to load the game at the same time. Its kinda like a double bottleneck.
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Old 05-18-2005, 05:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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uhhh.....16mb of VRAM compared to 128mb of VRAM and completely different architectures of cores.......pretty much sums it up
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Old 05-18-2005, 05:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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So, like comparing apples and oranges.

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