AMD Versus Intel Integrated Graphics w/ Ivy Bridge Review

Posted on 2012-04-25 19:12:20 by Thomas De Maesschalck

Since Legit Reviews first came online nearly a decade ago the one phrase that we have heard consistently over the years is that “integrated graphics suck” and that you should never use them. Is that true? We gathered up 11 AMD and Intel motherboards to check out integrated graphics performance from 2006 to 2012 to see how they perform on four game titles and Futuremark 3Dmark06. Read on to see how far we have come in recent years and we do have Ivy Bridge numbers!

Quote: "As you can see from out test results today, Intel has managed to come really close to catching AMD in terms of integrated graphics performance. Intel Ivy Bridge processors with Intel HD 4000 graphics are able to compete with AMD's Llano APU featuring the Radeon HD 6550D graphics engine. Intel was able to do this thanks to numerous architecture improvements, faster clock speeds and updates to their supported API's..."

Link: Legit Reviews

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