Get a StunninG ViSual experience with intel® hD GraphicS

Get a Stunning Visual Experience
with Intel® HD Graphics, Available on
Select Models of the all-New 2010
Intel® Core™ Processor Family
GRAPHICS
Intel® HD Graphics—Built for Mainstream Desktop and Mobile PC Users
Intel® HD Graphics provides superb visual performance for sharper images, richer color, and
lifelike video and audio. Watch movies and Internet videos in high definition, play popular
game titles, and get full support for Microsoft* Windows* 7. There’s no need for an extra
add-in graphics card—full graphics and media support is already built-in. Intel® HD Graphics
is available on select models of the all-new 2010 Intel® Core™ processor family.
Full Support for a Great Microsoft* Windows* 7 Experience
Together, Intel and Microsoft deliver a combination of powerful performance and intuitive
design so consumers can complete multiple tasks faster and more easily on their PCs. From
high-definition TV and movies to music, video, and photos, you’ll be entertained like never
before with Intel Core processors and Windows 7.
Video Feature Comparison
Today’s PC users are demanding high-quality video playback and sharp image quality from their PC. Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® HD Graphics and Intel® Clear Video HD Technology provide advanced processing capabilities to enable a richer entertainment experience. Intel HD Graphics also support the latest in high-definition formats including Blu-ray*.
Intel® Graphics Series
GRAPHICS
Processor or Chipset
Intel® Core™ Processors
with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-600M,
Intel® Core™ i5-600, Intel®
Core™ i5-500M, and Intel®
Core™ i5-400M processors
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 4500 Series
Intel® Core™ i3-500 and
Intel® Core™ i3-300M
processors
Intel® G45, GM45, GS45,
G43, G41, and GL40
Express Chipsets
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 3150
Intel® Atom™ D410,
D510, N450, and N470
processors
FEATURE
BENEFIT
Blu-ray* Disc
Playback
High-density optical disc format designed for the storage of data
and high-definition video.
New
(with premium audio
and dual decode)
New
(with premium audio
and dual decode)
Yes
No
Intel® Clear Video
HD Technology
Delivers enhanced high-definition video playback, sharper images,
and precise color control.
New
(with x.v.Color and
HD sharpness)
New
(with x.v.Color and
HD sharpness)
Yes
Yes
(SD only)
DVD Upscaling
Provides high-quality DVD upscaling through Windows* 7.
Yes
(now with 8x8 polyphase)
Yes
(with 8x8 polyphase)
Yes
(6x6 polyphase)
No
HD Hardware Acceleration
AVC/H.264 Decode
Enables smoother playback for third-generation video compression
technology of high-bitrate, high-definition digital video.
Yes
Yes
Yes2
No
MPEG-2 Decode
Enables smoother playback for MPEG-2 codec, a standard video
compression format used on Blu-ray, DVDs, broadcast, and broadband
content.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
VC-1 Decode
Enables smooth Windows Media* Video HD playback while freeing
up the processor for other tasks.
Yes
Yes
Yes3
No
Dual Video Decode
Enables Blu-ray picture-in picture hardware acceleration.
New
New1
No
No
Video Sharpness / Detail
De-interlacing
Reduces static and motion artifacts, improving the clarity and stability
of the video picture.
Advanced
Advanced
Advanced
Adaptive
Sharpness Detail
Sharpens the image to provide finer detail and improved image quality.
New
(with HD)
New1
(with HD)
Yes
(SD only)
No
Noise Reduction
Filters out unwanted noise to provide finer detail and cleaner images.
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Film Mode
Detection
Detects film cadence and recovers original film content to improve
image quality.
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Video Scaling /
Panel Scalar
Provides high-quality scaling to view content clearly in non-native
resolution.
New
(8x8 polyphase)
New
(8x8 polyphase)
Yes
(6x6 polyphase)
Yes
(bilinear 2x2)
Vibrant Color
Deep Color and
x.v.Color
Together, Deep Color and x.v.Color enable future HDTVs to display more
natural, accurate, and vivid colors.
Yes
Yes1
No
No
ProcAmp / Color
Control
Enhances fine-detail of video playback and allows for user control over
brightness, contrast, and saturation.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Display and Audio Features Comparison
Intel® HD Graphics allow the PC to connect to a wide range of digital displays and resolutions, including the latest digital interfaces such as HDMI* and DisplayPort*. In addition, Intel HD
Graphics support all high-definition resolutions, including 720p, 1080i, and 1080p.
Intel® Graphics Series
GRAPHICS
Processor or Chipset
FEATURE
BENEFIT
New Control Panel
New look and feel, easier to use, custom resolution settings.
TV Setup Utility
Provides step-by-step configuration wizard for seamless TV setup
and configuration.
Maximum Display
Resolution
Intel® Core™ Processors
with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-600M,
Intel® Core™ i5-600, Intel®
Core™ i5-500M, and Intel®
Core™ i5-400M processors
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 4500 Series
Intel® Core™ i3-500 and
Intel® Core™ i3-300M
processors
Intel® G45, GM45, GS45,
G43, G41, and GL40
Express Chipsets
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 3150
Intel® Atom™ D410,
D510, N450, and N470
processors
New
New
New
No
Intel® TV Wizard
Intel® TV Wizard
Intel® TV Wizard
No
Higher pixel resolutions allow the PC to show more image detail.
DisplayPort* 2560 x 1600,
HDMI*, VGA
DisplayPort* 2560 x 1600,
HDMI*, VGA
DisplayPort* 2560 x 1600,
HDMI*, VGA
VGA 2048 x 15367
or VGA 1400 x 10508
HDMI* with HDCP
Provides a user-friendly, single-cable connector that enables
transmission of superior, uncompressed digital video and audio.
Version 1.3a
(Deep Color, premium audio,
auto lip-sync )
Version 1.3a
(Deep Color, premium audio,
auto lip-sync )
Version 1.3a
(auto lip-sync)
No
DisplayPort* with
HDCP
Highly scalable and efficient display interface for the PC.
Version 1.1
(with audio)
Version 1.1
(with audio)
Version 1.1
No
Embedded
DisplayPort
Highly scalable and efficient display interface for notebooks.
Yes4
Yes4
No
No
LVDS
Low-voltage digital display interface.
Yes5
Yes5
Yes5
Yes
S-Video,
Composite,
Component
Analog connection that carries high-bandwidth video, resulting in
sharper images over standard RGB video.
6
Yes
6
Yes
6
Yes
No
DVI with HDCP
Digital video interface that maximizes the visual quality of digital
displays such as LCD displays and digital projectors.
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
VGA
Standard analog display interfaces, such as VGA, provide basic visual
quality when connected to CRTs, LCDs, or HDTVs.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Supported on a significant number of Blu-ray* titles for the
highest quality audio.
Yes
Yes1
No
No
Display Support
Audio Support
Dolby* TrueHD,
DTS* Premium
Suite*
3D Features Comparison
Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® HD Graphics deliver a responsive, attractive 3D visual experience for casual and mainstream PC games. When you buy a PC equipped with Intel graphics,
you get a cost-effective solution with the performance for more gaming fun.
Intel® Graphics Series
GRAPHICS
Processor or Chipset
Intel® Core™ Processors
with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-600M,
Intel® Core™ i5-600, Intel®
Core™ i5-500M, and Intel®
Core™ i5-400M processors
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 4500 Series
Intel® Core™ i3-500 and
Intel® Core™ i3-300M
processors
Intel® G45, GM45, GS45,
G43, G41, and GL40
Express Chipsets
Intel® Graphics Media
Accelerator 3150
Intel® Atom™ D410,
D510, N450, and N470
processors
FEATURE
BENEFIT
Dynamic
Frequency
Automatically distributes extra graphics power for your laptop when
you need it.
New
(Mobile only)
New
(Mobile only)
No
No
Video Memory
Enables more realistic game play and provides greater resolution and
color depth settings to the system’s video and graphics subsystem.
Up to 1.70 GB
Up to 1.70 GB
Up to 1.70 GB
Up to 384 MB
DirectX* Support
Standardized programming interface used in games as an interface to
the system’s graphics through Microsoft* Windows*.
10
10
10
9
OpenGL* Support
Standardized programming interface used by 2D and 3D graphics
applications.
2.1
2.1
2.0
1.59
Shader Model
Support
Enables complex animations and visual effects in games with realistic
shading, lighting, and textures.
4.0
4.0
4.0
3.0
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology is a combination of video processing hardware and software technologies that deliver enhanced HD video playback, sharper images, precise color control,
and advanced support for a wide range of digital displays—without the extra expense of add-in video cards or decoders.
FEATURE
BENEFIT
Enhanced High-Definition Video Playback
Experience high-definition video playback without the need for expensive add-in video cards or decoders. Enables smoother video playback and multi-stream playback for picture-in-picture, including full support for Blu-ray* disc playback.
Sharper Image Quality
Maintain sharp image quality even at high resolutions and reduce annoying artifacts through both analog and digital video signals. Detects film cadence and recovers
original film content to improve image quality.
Vibrant Colors
Allows user adjustment of hue, saturation, brightness, and contrast enabling more accurate color of video clips under any environmental lighting condition.
Advanced Digital Display Support
Allows your PC to connect to a wide range of digital displays by supporting the latest digital display interfaces, including High-Definition Multimedia Interfaces for
HDMI* and DisplayPort*, which carry uncompressed HD video and multi-channel audio in one cable.
For more information, visit the Intel Web site at: www.intel.com/go/graphics
Feature not available on Intel® Pentium® processors.
Intel® G41 and G43 Express Chipsets provide partial H.264 decode hardware acceleration.
3
Intel® G41 and G43 Express Chipsets provide partial VC-1 decode hardware acceleration.
4
Mobile only, not supported on desktops.
5
For desktops, only supported with the Intel® A57 Express Chipset.
6
Requires SDVO chip.
1
2
Supported on Intel® Atom™ D410 and D510 processors.
Supported on Intel® Atom™ N450 and N470 processors.
9
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 supports OpenGL* 1.5 with Microsoft* Windows* and OpenGL 2.0 with Linux*.
Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, and Intel Atom are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
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