"Integrated graphics are great for multimedia, web surfing, email,
kid's games, office work, standard graphics work and most of your day to day
PC work - but not hardcore 3D gaming and not intense graphic editing. Many
integrated graphics solutions are correctly labeled as 3D accelerators and
many game's minimum requirements state that a 3D accelerator is required.
But keep reading ... how much RAM do you need on the card and what about
Direct X support? This article gives some examples of situations our readers
have found themselves in and also shows how to do that simple upgrade to
full Direct X 9.0 gaming goodness."