You see, Nvidia also integrated hardware Z-culling into the graphics core of this new chip. If we take into account the difference in heat release or even absolute values, without any comparisons – just touch Northbridge heatsink during tests , you will be surprised. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! For example, you may even see nothing on Southbridge, and Northbridge uses very compact heatsinks. Platformization ahead , Tech Report, February 28,

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Before the pixels processed by an integrated graphics core can be displayed on a screen, they 690y to make their way through a video output.

In fact, the Radeon X should be faster than the GeForce family, even with its slightly slower MHz core clock speed, thanks to its four full pixel pipes. The 690h series consists of three members: The Radeon Xpress videocard also shares up to MB of installed system memory. We’ll also find out how much the integrated video core slows down memory performance.

AMD’s 690G chipset

DVI, FireWire aaddon bracket: Both chipsets in this family are fully compatible with the Windows Aero interface and are Windows Vista Premium amf. The third one in the series is the RSM for mobile platforms, named M Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.


Beginners Guides Cases and Access. The Radeon-bred graphics core in the G has superior capabilities and the backing of ATI Catalyst drivers with solid support for a variety of PC games.

On a more serio Those pixel shader units also handle texturing duties, so the family can apply a maximum of two textures per clock. Nvidia calls its video processing engine PureVideo; it offers many of the same features Avivo does.

The chipsets production began in late with codenames RS and RSwhere both of them share similar internal chip design, targeting at the desktop market.

Gigabyte Debuts AMD G Motherboards – ExtremeTech

The updated core is always faster than its predecessor, which is especially noticeable in high-quality modes. This conclusion is by no means a reproach. Even if we ignore the fact that this chipset leaves GeForce far behind in terms of heat release and prices. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. How well does the G stack up against the competition? Let’s proceed to video decoding tasks. Starting in latemobile versions of the chipset RSM were being rolled out in mass by major notebook computer manufacturers, including HP, Asus, Dell, Toshiba, Acer, and others.

AMD also throws in a TV encoder for those who aren’t lucky enough to be running a high definition set. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.


Performance tests Testbed configuration: Everything is within the mark. It’s similar in 3D functionality to Radeon Xpress This move allowed chipset makers to focus on peripherals and connectivity options, and it gave AMD control over the one chipset feature most likely to affect overall system performance.

Avivo handles tasks like video scaling, decode acceleration, 3: This page was last edited on 8 Mayat It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for 6690g over the holidays.

AMD dropped support for Windows starting from Windows 7 and Linux drivers made for Radeon X graphics integrated in the G chipset, stating that users should use the open-source graphics drivers instead. But this is not the head-and-shoulders-above advantage. As always, we’ll start with several computation-intensive tests to make sure that there are no errors in BIOS settings of contenders. 609g

Conclusions Socket AM2 has got an expected reinforcement — an inexpensive, economic chipset with decent performance and a good proprietary option — HDMI support.