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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD

The Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4700MHD (sometimes also called GMA X4700 HD or other combinations) is a DirectX 10 capable onboard graphics adapter in the GM47 chipset of the Centrino 2 platform (Montevina). The chip has no dedicated graphics memory, but takes dynamically an amount from the main memory (up to 384 MB).

Compared to the GMA 4500MHD, the 4700MHD features a higher core clock (plus 107 MHz) and is therefore a bit faster. Compared to the predecessor GMA X3100, the GMA 4500MHD has two more shaders and a 33 MHz higher core clock speed. Therefore, the chip is noticable faster than the older one (especially in 3DMark06). Still, the performance is just on par with the entry level dedicated graphics cards and therefore not suited for demanding games.

A new feature of the GMA chip, are the integrated HD video-decoding functions. The GM45 is able to decode HD-videos in the formats AVC, VC-2, and MPEG-2 to help the CPU. This way a Blu-Ray playback should also be possible with a low end CPU.

ManufacturerIntel
GMA Series
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4700MHD 10 @ 640 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD

10 @ 533 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500M

10 @ 400 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950

4/0 cores @ 250 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100

8 @ 500 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900

4/0 cores @ 400 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 600

4 @ 400 MHz

Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500

4 @ 200 MHz
CodenameMontevina
Pipelines10 - unified
Core Speed *640 MHz
Memory Typemit Hauptspeicher geteilt (shared) bis 384 MB
Shared Memoryyes
shared Memory
DirectXDirectX 10, Shader 4.0
technology65 nm
FeaturesEnhanced Intel Clear Video Technology, HD Video Decoder (VC/VC2/MPEG2), HDMI mit HDCP Support, Display Refresh Rate Switching Technology, Render Standby
Date of Announcement01.10.2008
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.intel.com/products/centrino/c...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

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Class 2
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Class 5
PowerVR GX6450
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-01-16)