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#1 Meanie

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 07:28 PM

I'm searching for a laptop computer to allow me to work with video and photo
editing. I've been looking at Dells and noticed the graphics card as Intel
HD Graphics 3000, 4000, etc. I'm told these cards are part of the mother
board (Integrated) as opposed to a graphics card such as Nvidia which is
separate. Therefore, I'm wondering if one is better than the other and why
it would make a difference.

Any other graphics education is appreciated.

Thank you for any input.

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 10:42 PM

Most laptops have integrated video cards regardless of the manufacturer. The intel chipsets do kinda stink, if your wanting to do video editing youd definetly want a higher end NVIDIA or AMD video card. Most of these are integrated to, but most of the higher end ones have dedicated video memory which gives them a boost, but still not near as good as a desktop

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