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Re: [SLUG] HP laptop chipsets and OpenCL

Hi Jim,

I am looking at Sandy Bridge CPUs for unrelated reasons, but just saw this
and it reminded me of your post so I thought you'd find it useful


Although it doesn't look like good news for you.



On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Jim Donovan <jimd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have found a shop selling laptops with Sandy Bridge i5 CPUs at the right
> price. I want a Sandy Bridge machine so I can experiment with OpenCL on the
> on-chip Intel graphics.
> However, the laptop also contains ATI Radeon graphics driving the display
> which no doubt cost money and uses battery power, although that's not my
> concern.
> Question: The laptop presumably contains a P67-style chipset rather than
> H67, making it impossible to drive the display through the on-chip graphics.
> Will it nevertheless be possible for OpenCL to see the on-chip graphics
> processor?
> Jim Donovan
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