Intel describes this as “a flexible, programmable architecture that supports shader-based technology, 2D, 3D and advanced 3D graphics, high-definition video decode, and image processing. In May , version 2. It is based more directly on the previous generation GMA and GMA graphics, and belonging to the same “i” family with them. These features are built into the X. Windows 7 Experience Index – Gaming graphics.

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On GMA based laptops with Windows 7, users may experience a serious bug related to the chipset’s native backlight control method failing to change graphc, resulting in the brightness becoming stuck on a particular value after driver installation.

Intel GMA X – Best Compatible Intel GMA X GPU

Windows 7 Experience Index – Graphics. Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with unsourced statements from July Articles with unsourced statements from November Other games such as Crysis will start, but with frame rates below acceptable.

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Intel® HD Graphics and Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Drivers

However, special modifications to the kext file must be made to enable Core Image and Quartz Extreme. It has pixel and vertex shaders which only support Shader Model 2. World of Tanks v8 This version added support for automatic video mode detection and selection, monitor hot plug, dynamic extended and merged desktops and per-monitor screen rotation. It is the last product of Intel GMA. Essentially, this is the same graphic system as the GMAbut clocked at double cardd speed.


Work to integrate GEM and KMS is currently adding support for i-series integrated graphics and improving support for earlier chipsets.

Intel® HD Graphics Drivers and Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Drivers

Late-release versions of Mac OS X No bit drivers were offered in OS X Lion. Furthermore, switchable graphics are only supported in the GM45 chipset.

Archived from x450hd original on Archived from the original on July 31, It features 80 shading units, 10 texture mapping units and 1 ROPs. The chip has no dedicated graphics memory, but takes dynamically an amount from the main memory up to MB. In Mayversion 2. Phoronix Test Suite OpenBenchmarking. Support is present in an experimental way for Samsung E T Esilo.

Oracle Solaris 11 provides bit video driver support for the following Intel graphic chipsets: In AugustIntel added support to the open-source X. It can also run Windows 7 ‘s Aero interface since Intel released drivers for Windows 7 in mid-June However, with the introduction of Intel’s 4th generation of GMA architecture GMA X inmany of the functions are now built into the hardware, providing an increase in performance.


Still, the performance untel just on par with the entry level dedicated graphics cards and therefore not suited for demanding games. A central scheduler dynamically dispatches threads to pipeline resources, to maximize rendering throughput and decrease the impact of individual pipeline stalls.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The GMA X3x00’s unified shader design allows for more complete hardware functionality, but the line still has issues with some games and has significantly limited performance. Selection is based on testing by Intel and preselected in the driver. Intel Extreme Graphics 2. Discontinued BCD oriented 4-bit Intel announced in March that beta drivers would be available in June