NVIDA hopes to create a new category of motherboard graphics that offers entry level discrete GPU performance but cheaper. NVIDIA touts a Hybrid performance boost up to 40% by pairing up with a mainstream discrete graphics card, ~20% with a performance card and ~5% with enthusiast card.Source: VR Zone
There will be 3 variants; MCP78 U, MCP78 S and MCP78 D and all supports 1x16 PCIe 2.0. MCP78 U is priced at US$70-80 where its 3DMark performance on par with entry level graphics card and PureVideoHD support. MCP78 S is priced at US$55-65 with decent graphics performance and PureVideo support. Lastly, MCP78 D priced at US$55-65 has no int. graphics capability and thus no Hybrid SLI and PureVideo support.
NVIDIA MCP78 coming in November
Posted on Friday, Jul 20 2007 @ 15:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck