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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Quadro4 780 XGL Intel Q45 Express Chipset
Red Dead Redemption 2 4854% 4900%
Halo: Reach 1474% 1489%
Cyberpunk 2077 6706% 6769%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4854% 4900%
Doom Eternal 4159% 4199%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6706% 6769%
Grand Theft Auto VI 7469% 7540%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 2956% 2984%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 6706% 6769%
Need For Speed Heat 4854% 4900%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia Quadro4 780 XGL are marginally better than the Intel Q45 Express Chipset.

The Q45 Express Chipset was released over three years more recently than the Quadro4 780 XGL, and so the Q45 Express Chipset is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the Quadro4 780 XGL when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The Quadro4 780 XGL has 128 MB video memory, but the Q45 Express Chipset does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The Quadro4 780 XGL has 4 Shader Processing Units but the Q45 Express Chipset does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed275 MHzvs533 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureNV28Eaglelake
OC Potential Poor vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date01 Nov 2002vs01 Aug 2008
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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GPU Memory

Memory128 MBvsN/A
Memory Speed275 MHzvs-
Memory Bus128 Bitvs-
Memory TypeDDRvsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth4.4GB/secvs-
L2 Cache 0 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units4vs-
Actual Shader Performance0%vs-
Technology150nmvs-
Texture Mapping Units8vs-
Texture Rate2.2 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units4vs-
Pixel Rate1.1 GPixel/svs-
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GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs-
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs0
HDMI Connections0vs0
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GPU Features

DirectX8.1vs10
Shader Model1.3vs4.0
Open GL1.5vs2.1
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsno
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GPU Supporting Hardware

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Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewQuadro4 780 XGL is a professional graphics card that will deliver similar gaming performance to GeForce4 Ti 4400, though worse due to the lack of support for gaming drivers.Intel Q45 Express Chipset comes embedded on the Intel Core 2 Quad/Core 2 Duo CPUS and features an Integrated GPU called Intel GMA X4500.
Various Intel Chipsets come with the Intel GMA X4500 but this one (and the Q43) seem to deliver the best performance. However, due to its characteristics (e.g. Shared Memory) the performance is still very limited but might be enough to play today's games at low or medium settings excluding, however, very demanding games like Metro 2033 or The Witcher II, that are probably unplayable, even at the lowest settings.
Note 1: Intel GMA X4500 does support DirectX 10 but even the most forgiving games might be unplayable due to the demand level.
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