NVIDIA MCP73 IGP previewed

Posted on Sunday, Aug 19 2007 @ 20:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Soon we can expect the NVIDIA MCP73 integrated graphics chipset for the Intel Core platform. OCWorkbench got their hands on a MCP73 motherboard and ran some quick tests to compare the chip against Intel's G965.

Unfortunately the MCP73 drivers aren't ready yet so they weren't able to provide accurate test results of the motherboard's integrated graphics, instead they plugged a GeForce 8600 GTS in the motherboard.

    MCP73 G965
Winstone 2004   32.4 32.5
3Dmark06   5333 5338
PCmark05   5731 5819
  CPU Score 4796 4785
  Memory Score 4521 4533
  Graphics Score 7090 7162
  HDD Score 6058 6032
  Int Buffered 4786 5278
  Float Buffered 4809 5285

Source: OC WorkBench.

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