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Is the onboard GPU better than my FirePro v4900

Question asked by Reno Simpson on Dec 12, 2016
Latest reply on Dec 16, 2016 by Tom Gagnon

Just got a new MB (GA-H170N-WIFI) 16GB RAM and i5 CPU was wondering about the onboard GPU

 

 

Onboard GraphicsIntegrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support
  1. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
    * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
  2. 2 x HDMI ports, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz
    * Support for HDMI 1.4 version.
  3. Support for up to 3 displays at the same time
  4. Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB

 

 

 

FirePro v4900

 

GPU

  • Stream Processors: 480
  • Memory Interface: 128-bit

Memory

  • Size/Type: 1GB GDDR5
  • Bandwidth (GB/s): 64.0

Display Outputs

  • DisplayPort: 2 Standard
  • Dual-link DVI: 1
  • Max Resolution: 2560x1600 @ 60Hz

API/Feature/OS Support

  • DirectX®: 11.0
  • OpenGL: Yes (please visit www.amd.com/api for specific version support)
  • Shader Model: 5.0
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology Support: Yes
  • Stream Computing: Yes (OpenCL™)3
  • OS Support: Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Linux® (32-bit or 64-bit)4

Thermal/Power/Form Factor

  • Max Power: <75 W
  • Slots: 1
  • Form Factor: Full Height / Half Length
  • Bus Interface: PCI Express® 2.1 x16

System Requirements

  • 512MB of system memory
  • Internet access for software installation
  • Windows® 7 / XP / Windows Vista® or Linux® (32-bit or 64-bit)4
  • Available PCI Express® x16 slot

ISV Certifications

  • Many major CAD and DCC applications

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