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Which video card?

By nikkiy21
Apr 2, 2007
  1. I'm purchasing a new laptop which won't be used for gaming but will be used for photos, video, multimedia etc.

    Can anyone tell me which of the cards below is best?

    256mb NVIDIA Geforce Go 7300 Turbocache
    Intel Media Accelerator 950 graphics up to 256 shared graphics
    256mb ATI Mobility Radeon x1400 Hypermemory graphics card


    This card is more expensive, but is it worth it??
    256MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce™ Go 7900 graphics card

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. chamillitarysk8

    chamillitarysk8 TS Booster Posts: 128

    the 256MB DDR3 nVidia® GeForce™ Go 7900 graphics card is the best but the other nividia and ati cards are just about as good
     
  3. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    I think the X1400 is the best, but I'm not totally sure.
     
  4. Grafficks

    Grafficks TS Rookie Posts: 302

    Since the laptop will not be used for gaming, the expensive GeForce Go 7900 would be overkill and entirely unnecessary.

    Out of the three you have mentioned, they all have shared graphics memory (nVidia "Turbocache", Intel "Shared", ATI "Hypermemory") and support up to 256MB. This just means that it can borrow up to 256MB of your system memory when running a graphics-intensive application (such as a game).

    MetalX should be correct with this one. Excluding the GeForce Go 7900, the Radeon Mobility x1400 should be the better one out of the three.
     
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