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Intel Intel Q43 Express Chipset

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How well can the Intel Q43 Express Chipset run games
18 Apr 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the Intel Q43 Express Chipset is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. DirectX 10 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Intel Q43 Express Chipset graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Intel Q43 Express Chipset in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Intel Q43 Express Chipset, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Intel Q43 Express Chipset? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 6489% better and can run 788 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 5274% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 695 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Intel Q43 Express Chipset is released on 01 Aug 2008

Intel Q43 Express Chipset Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check Intel Q43 Express Chipset
GPU
Architecture
Eaglelake
Process
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Texture Rate
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Pixel Rate
Shader
Processing Units
0
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10
Shader
4.0
Open GL
2.1
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
1700 MB
Memory Speed
Memory Bus
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
533 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
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Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
Best Resolution
Intel Q43 Express Chipset Game Requirement Analysis

Intel 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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Intel Q43 Express Chipset vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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