Intel To Launch Its Own CPU+GPU Solution Soon

AMD is finally reaping the profits of its $5.4 Billion ATI buyout with its lead over Nvidia in graphics sector and the eminent release of its Fusion chip which includes both CPU and GPU on the same chip. It seems however that Intel doesn't intend to let its rival's plans to go undisturbed.

According to Bloomberg, Intel Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini will demonstrate the company's first product to include both CPU and GPU on a single chip next week at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco.

Intel's chip is codenamed "Sandy Bridge". It will go into production next quarter and it will be the basis for Intel's entire lineup. AMD' Fusion is scheduled for launch early in 2011.

MegaGames believe that this move is much more of a threat to Nvidia than it is to AMD. We don't expect GPU+CPU solutions to replace discrete graphics cards in the near future. However, having both AMD and Intel offering GPU within the CPU chip will deter motherboard makers from adding integrated graphics chips to their boards, effectively kicking Nvidia off the low end graphics market (the largest sector of the market by numbers).

Right now AMD has a definite advantage over Intel on the GPU front, but Intel's CPU enjoy better performance per dollar.

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Consumer's fail

Only who knows what's a graphic card and its importance will rather buy it from nvidia's brand instead of intel's gpu's (epic fail :), and believe it, there's so many people who just buy a pc or laptop because it has keys, monitor, internet and with office working lol...

Consumer's fail

Only who knows what's a graphic card and its importance will rather buy it from nvidia's brand instead of intel's gpu's (epic fail :), and believe it, there's so many people who just buy a pc or laptop because it has keys, monitor, internet and with office working lol...

Oh Boy! Finally!

Oh happy day! I've been waiting so log for the day that Intels superior GPU technology would be mated with their ground breaking CPU technology. Now I can barely run anything useful with the added benfit of higher cost and ost likely lost efficiency.

If you reply to this, you lost.

intel fails per dollar

ati amd has the knkw how and practical expereance they run low on cosumsion and perform amazing and cheap nvidi is like toaster in both size and power heat intel never made a good 3d gpu and without a gpu company never will

My Comments

Amd was first on the Cpu-Gpu chips. Amd has beatin Intel. and Intels only hope is to team up with Nvidia to make this work or even get ahead of Amd now.

Intel has been falling behind. and have for sometime. Intels gpus are poorly made. run hot and are unstable. there Cpus run hot but are somewhat stable. Nvidias Gpus are stable but dont have the balance of Amd Gpu and Cpus. i can say this as i have both Ati and Amd before they merged and the chips are stable and run cool. i have thrown everthing i could at them and they still work like a champ.

This is hurt both Intel and Nvidia in the long run as it will be cheaper to buy Amd/Ati Chips and have a better bang for your buck. this will hurt Nvidia in the short and long run as they dont have a Cpu chip to defend from Amd. Intel does but the chip is no good.

This means Intel and Nvidia must team up to stand a chance.

Also another great thing about Cpu/Cpu on same chip is that you could simply upgraded Cpus like you would Pci x16 gpus. as the Cpu/Gpu is on the same chip. as a Gpu Pci card simply overrides the onboard Ipu. this same override could easly be done with Onboard Cpus via a Pci Cpu/Gpu card. this i would like to see.

This is from a Amd/Ati Fan and Supporter.

Whaaat

Intel enjoys better performance per dollar? Since when? Im not denying the fact that the core i7's beat amd's phenom II's, but bang for buck is a hands down AMD win. if you look at the phenom II 555BE vs an i3 540 (roughly same price) you'll see how badly the 555 Beats the i3... before you take into account you can unlock 1 to 2 more cores on the 555 effectively turning it into a quadcore for sub 100 dollars. i3 540 is closer to 130... interesting.

Customers

Most people dont know how to unlock cores or speed up their cpu:s in anyway. So comparing AMD and Intel from your point of view only consists of a tiny bit of the market where people who actually know how to "upgrade" their cpu:s without buying a new one.

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