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Ivy Bridge Benchmarks Show Integrated Graphics Might Not Suck (As Much)

Ivy Bridge Benchmarks Show Integrated Graphics Might Not Suck (As Much)

We’ve been hearing for years that integrated graphics — meaning your computer doesn’t have its own, separate graphics card — won’t catch up to the beefier cards, but it’ll be good enough some day soon. Hasn’t happened yet. But these reported benchmarks of Intel’s new Ivy Bridge processors from CPU…

Under The Hood: Sandy Bridge-E Benchmarked

Under The Hood: Sandy Bridge-E Benchmarked

Intel’s new Sandy Bridge-E chip reigns supreme — and we have the charts to prove it. True performance enthusiasts have had a very difficult choice this past year. Go for maximum core and thread count using an older core microarchitecture, or cheap out and get almost the same (or better)…