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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Intel Q43 Express Chipset GeForce 7800 GS
Cyberpunk 2077 5180% 3129%
Hitman 3 6769% 4100%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 4729% 2853%
The Medium 6489% 3929%
Resident Evil 8 5180% 3129%
FIFA 21 2564% 1529%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 4573% 2757%
Grand Theft Auto VI 7330% 4443%
Genshin Impact 5180% 3129%
Far Cry 6 7540% 4571%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce 7800 GS are significantly better than the Intel Q43 Express Chipset.

The Q43 Express Chipset was released over a year more recently than the GeForce 7800 GS, and so the Q43 Express Chipset is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce 7800 GS.

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 GeForce 7800 GS has 256 MB video memory, but the Q43 Express Chipset does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The GeForce 7800 GS has 16 Shader Processing Units but the Q43 Express Chipset does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The GeForce 7800 GS requires 49 Watts to run but there is no entry for the Q43 Express Chipset. We would recommend a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the GeForce 7800 GS, but we do not have a recommended PSU wattage for the Q43 Express Chipset.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed533 MHzvs375 MHz
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ArchitectureEaglelakeG70
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Release Date01 Aug 2008vs01 Feb 2006
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs256 MB
Memory Speed-vs600 MHz
Memory Bus-vs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth-vs38.4GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
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GPU Display

Shader Processing Units-vs16
Actual Shader Performance-vs0%
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GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections0vs1
HDMI Connections0vs0
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GPU Power Requirements

Max Power-49 Watts
Recommended PSU-400 Watts & 20 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX10vs9.0c
Shader Model4.0vs3.0
Open GL2.1vs2.0
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Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatednovsyes
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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewIntel Q43 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 Q45) 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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