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Old 09-17-2004, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Notebook!Shared graphic yes/no???

I can get a great offer for notebook,HP nx-9030 1.6 Centrino,512mb ddr.The problem is in SHARED Integrated IntelĀ® Extreme Graphics 2 adapter.
This card has 64mb of shared memory,now im asking how much worse is this shared 64mb adapter,from lets say...ATI 9600 64MB.
I just want to know how much diference is in shared and not shared graphic adapter (64mb).

Can i see a graph somewhere of this comparison?

I will not use this notebook for playing games(ill use it for playing mp3s on the partys)but anyhowe the computer or graphic cannot be so bad that i will have problems if i want to watch a DIVX or play a normal game.


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Old 09-17-2004, 02:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There is a big difference in shared graphics vs dedicated. heres an example:
shared: score of 600(or less)
9600:around the 2000 mark
plus the shared graphics takes up 64mb of ram.512mbram minus 64mb ram erm...(448MB Ram left for u)

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Old 09-17-2004, 05:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah...listen to what BroWZ said cause he basically hit the nail on the head right there. If you're not gonna use it for gaming it won't be a big'll still be able to watch a DIVX or play SOME games depending on what exactly you want to newer games thats for damn sure. The onboard graphics will be pretty dern I wouldn't expect to be able to play anything too demanding.
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Rule of thumb: onboard is terrible. The only exception is on nForce motherboards.
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