NVIDIA GeForce 8200
Jun 24, 2008, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Back in March we had looked at the Radeon HD 3200 graphics
found on AMD 780G motherboards. With the Catalyst Linux driver the
Radeon HD 3200 had performed about the same speed as the discrete
Radeon HD 2400PRO graphics card, which we were quite pleased with
considering its integrated and low-power design. The Radeon HD 3200
also offers support for DisplayPort and HDMI, but it's up to the
motherboard vendor which output connections they wish to utilize.
The Radeon HD 3200 / 780G certainly impressed us, but today we are
looking at NVIDIA's latest IGP offering for AMD's Phenom platform.
While not all of these features are available to Linux customers,
the GeForce 8200 supports DirectX 10, PureVideo HD, GeForce Boost,
Hybrid SLI, and other leading edge features. Though between the
Radeon HD 3200 and GeForce 8200, which IGP offering reigns supreme
under Linux? In this article we'll tell you our thoughts..."