Registered: Mar 2012
05-01-12 02:58 AM
The Intel HD Graphics are aimed more at laptops then desktops. Using the built-in graphics consumes less power then an additional add-on graphics processing unit. Sometimes the HD Graphics does work together with the onboard graphics processor.
In regards to desktops, a decent graphics card is anywhere from 75-125 dollars from Ebay. Any decent graphics card will run rings around the onboard graphics. Since you are not worried about battery power on a desktop then the onboard graphics is not really a concern.
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Anybody know how Intel HD Graphics relates to all this? Would it be a limiting or enhancing factor to the performance of some of the video cards mentioned or vice-versa? And would the higher spec Intel HD Graphics 3000 make any difference from the 2000? All this relative to trading needs and not gaming, of course.