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Does Intel motherboards with 1150 socket support on board graphics?

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Some processors have built-in graphics controllers on the processor itself, so if the model(s) you are looking at don't have on-board graphics, it is either expecting a processor with an on-CPU graphics controller, or it is specifically a motherboard built to run only with an add-on graphics card. If the motherboard you are looking at has VGA and/or DVI ports, it already has a graphics controller on the board, even if there are no specs that directly say so.

On the flip side, every motherboard supports an add-on graphics card/controller as long as it has either an AGP slot (old motherboards) or a PCI-e slot (newer motherboards).


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