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sidneibasei
03-25-2013, 02:58 PM
Does Intel GMA 4500 support OpenGL >= 3.x?

Thank you a lot.

malexander
03-25-2013, 05:42 PM
No, it doesn't. It's a GL 2.1 GPU. You need an Intel HD series GPU to get OpenGL 3.x.

sidneibasei
03-26-2013, 05:52 AM
No, it doesn't. It's a GL 2.1 GPU. You need an Intel HD series GPU to get OpenGL 3.x.

This is a bad news :( I can't use CPU processing with VBO buffer, glNormalPointer, glColorPointer and glVertexPointer ?

malexander
03-26-2013, 08:52 AM
glNormalPointer, glColorPointer and glVertexPointer were introduced in GL1.1, and VBOs in GL 1.5, so you can use them.

You just can't use Vertex Array Objects (VAOs), as those are GL 3.0, unless GL_ARB_vertex_array_object is supported by the GMA 4500. All that means is that you need to do more vertex setup work when drawing an object, rather than setting them up once and just binding the VAO.