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Thinkpad/Lenovo Graphic Card - Intel Media Graphic Adapter

Discussion in 'IBM Thinkpad' started by mng888, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. mng888

    mng888 Guest


    I am about to buy my next thinkpad, having owned a T40p ( and how happy
    I have been with it!! )

    I am looking at the Z series or the new T60 series.
    They either come with the "Intel Media Graphic Adapter" or ATI card
    64-128mb ( 256 for the T60p)

    Does anyone know how good this Intel graphic adapter will perform?
    Is is inferior to the ATI range - and how will the Intel card hold up
    for programs such as video editing, photoshop/illustrator and even
    games ( half-life2 etc )

    Thank you
    mng888, Feb 27, 2006
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  2. mng888

    GomJabbar Guest

    Generally speaking, the ATI choice is superior to the Intel Graphics
    Adapter. Personally, I would go for ATI.
    GomJabbar, Feb 27, 2006
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  3. mng888

    mng888 Guest

    Thank you for your thoughts.
    Interestingly, in Australia where the lenovo thinkpads have come on
    sale - the lighter T60 with thr 14 inch screen all come with the Intel
    graphics adapter; whereas the heavier 15inch T60 comes with ATI cards.

    However, on the US site, the standard video card in these comps are ATI
    64mb to 128mb to 256mb ( no Intel graphics adapter )

    No fair I say.

    thanks for your help

    PS - I just wait till they release a ATI 14inch T60 in Aus
    mng888, Mar 1, 2006
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