Intel® HD Graphics

Posted on 27th May 2010 @ 12:26 AM

Intel® HD Graphics

Intel® HD Graphics built into 2010 Intel® Core™ processors provides everyday visual computing on desktop and mobile PCs. Equipped with an advanced video engine, Intel® HD Graphics delivers high-quality, high-definition (HD) video playback, advanced 3D capabilities, and full support for the Microsoft Windows 7* operating system, without the need for a discrete graphics card.

Intel HD Graphics architecture

Delivering flexibility while enabling support for use by future media, Intel HD Graphics dynamically processes graphics and media data. With support for dynamic load balancing, multi-threading, and multi-functional data processing, Intel HD Graphics delivers increased performance for enthusiast-class media capabilities, along with casual and mainstream gaming.

Intel HD Graphics delivers key media and graphics technologies, including the following:

·         Smooth playback of HD content with advanced hardware acceleration

·         Enhanced HD with new Intel® Clear HD Video Technology (Intel® CVT HD) for enhanced HD video playback for a wide range of digital displays

·         Improved clarity, stability, and proper scaling of images enabled by video post-processing algorithms

·         Highly responsive Internet video streaming experience with support for accelerated decode on Adobe Flash* player 10.1

·         Increased application processing enabled by dynamic frequency

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·         Switchable graphics, enabling the switch between integrated graphics and discrete graphics

·         Improved 3D rendering efficiency with Hierarchical Z and Fast Z Clear

·         Advanced digital display support, including HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, along with hardware accelerated Blu-ray* playback

·         Lossless multi-channel audio codec support, including Dolby TrueHD* and DTS-HD Master Audio*