I needed this part and couldn’t find it any where! Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Similar to CrossFire in fact, to enable ‘hybrid’ mode you must enable CrossFire , the integrated graphics chip can contribute to the graphics processing load even if a dedicated graphics card is installed. GigaByte makes of habit of doing something that computer nerds like me love to see: Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.

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The mothrrboard graphics uses a portion of your RAM for it’s memory; the more RAM you have, the more memory the onboard graphics chip has. The integrated graphics chip is called the Radeon HD ; it’s a DirectX based chip with 40 stream processors and a clock speed of MHz, but it relies on shared system memory instead of a dedicated frame buffer.

Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Would you buy this? At x, CrossFire mode recorded 42fps, which is more than double what the Radeon HD recorded. AMD really outdid themselves; not only was it future proof, it finally introduced a good onboard graphics accelerator.

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GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H 780G Motherboard

If you already have a mid- to high-end graphics card such as a Radeon HDthen ‘hybrid’ mode won’t work. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website.

It includes modern connectivity options and even allows you to run two monitors off its integrated graphics. Trending Price New.


Similar to CrossFire in fact, to enable ‘hybrid’ mode you must enable CrossFirethe integrated graphics chip can contribute to the graphics processing load even if a notherboard graphics card is installed. There is a caveat.

Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H

gga-ma78gm-s2h Not to say that it would rival a discrete solution, but its hardware mothrrboard of HD video along with its ability to combine a second ATI graphics card to increase its 3D potential made it a huge success for the cheap PC market.

The motherboard even features Radeon HD onboard graphics, which can be used for Hybrid Crossfire. AMD Socket 7 Motherboard. In essence, it’s very similar to the ATI Radeon HD graphics card, except that it’s a little slower and doesn’t have its own memory.

Cons The ‘hybrid’ feature isn’t documented in the manual. How does it stack up as a HTPC board? Unfortunately, ‘hybrid’ mode isn’t documented anywhere in the motherboard’s manual. But the most interesting feature of the integrated graphics chip is its ‘hybrid’ mode, which will only work under Windows Vista. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. The SATA ports, in particular, are perpendicular with the board, instead of parallel, so they shouldn’t be a hindrance in most home theatre-style cases.

Using this mode at a resolution of x with a Sapphire Radeon HD graphics card, the board recorded a frame rate of 27fps frames per second in FEAR, which is 10 frames more than the Radeon HD chip recorded on its own. In g-ma78gm-s2h, Phenom has a lot of competition from Intel and a long way to go if they want to regain the top crown they stole from Intel motehrboard some time ago.

Skip to main content. Show More Show Less. I also saved a lot of money as one guy try to convince me of getting a whole new PC, when the only thing wrong was a faulty motherboard!


GA-MA78GM-S2H (rev. 2.x) | Motherboard – GIGABYTE Global

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The graphics slot will come in handy should you want to build a media centre capable of mktherboard games at high resolutions, but the integrated graphics chip itself is adept at playing many older games smoothly at a resolution of x and without visual enhancements such as antialiasing turned on. I haven’t tried it as my card isn’t compatible ga-ma78gm-s2y the Show less Show more.

These ports are all located along the right-hand edge of the board, which should allow for efficient cable management. Running 2GB of RAM, an Athlon 64 X2 e CPU, a Seagate Barracuda ES hard drive, and a Serial ATA-based optical drive, along with the board’s integrated graphics, our machine idled at around 70W of electricity, so unless you plan on installing a fast Phenom CPU and mid- to high-end graphics card, as well as more than two hard drives and a few case fans, you won’t need a large power supply to run this board at all.

This bodes well for PCs that will be planted in lounge rooms or bedrooms. You can find products similar to this one for sale below.