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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Intel 82915G Intel G43 Express Chipset
Cyberpunk 2077 10173% 5550%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 9295% 5068%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 8991% 4900%
Grand Theft Auto VI 14355% 7850%
FIFA 21 5082% 2750%
Genshin Impact 10173% 5550%
Far Cry 6 14764% 8075%
Hitman 3 13264% 7250%
Watch Dogs Legion 9809% 5350%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 14627% 8000%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel G43 Express Chipset are significantly better than the Intel 82915G.

The 82915G has no core clock speed set, so any comparison between Texture and Pixel Fill Rates is not currently possible.

The G43 Express Chipset was released over three years more recently than the 82915G, and so the G43 Express Chipset is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the 82915G 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 82915G has 186 MB video memory, but the G43 Express Chipset does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The 82915G has 4 Shader Processing Units and the G43 Express Chipset has 0. The two GPUs are based on different architectures, but deliver an equivalent shader performance. To compare, we must continue to look at the memory bandwidth, Texture and Pixel Rates. In this case, we sadly do not have enough data in this area to complete the comparison.

The 82915G requires 17 Watts to run and the G43 Express Chipset requires 24 Watts. The G43 Express Chipset requires 7 Watts more than the 82915G to run. The difference is not significant enough for the G43 Express Chipset to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the 82915G.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

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Release Date01 Jun 2004vs01 Aug 2008
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

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Memory Type-vsDDR3
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Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units4vs-
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GPU Outputs

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

Max Power17 Wattsvs24 Watts
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GPU Features

Shader Model-vs4.0
Open GL-vs2.1
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Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewIntel 82915G comes embedded on the Pentium 4, Pentium D and Celeron D CPUs and features an Integrated GPU called Intel GMA 900.
It only supports DirectX up to 9.0c so DirectX 10/11 games aren't (hardware) supported. The performance depends on the CPU it's embedded since Pentium 4 only supports DDR and Celeron D supports DDR2. Therefore, the memory bandwidth is quite different.
Today's modern games are unplayable, even at the lowest settings.
Intel G43 Express Chipset comes embedded on the Core 2 Quad/Core 2 Duo CPUS and features an Integrated GPU called Intel GMA X4500.
Due to its characteristics (e.g. Shared Memory) the performance is very limited but might be enough to play today's games at low settings excluding, however, very demanding games like Metro 2033 or The Witcher II, that are unplayable, even at the lowest settings.
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