[SOLVED] Do I need to step up the Intel UHD 600 integrated graphics?

Jay_34

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Hi:

Thank you for stopping by.

I got this Bee-link Mini PC (with Intel UHD 600 graphics), with ACER 4k monitor. I recently downloaded the latest graphics drivers. I added an external Lite-on EB1 4k/UHD blu-ray player.

Beelink GKmini (bee-link.com)
Nitro VG280K - Tech Specs | Monitors | Acer United Kingdom
EB1 (liteonodd.com)

With the free, Leawo 4k blu-ray software. I am able to play regular/1080p blu-ray discs. Leawo states on their website that the aforementioned software is having issues playing 2160p/4k blu-ray discs.

Incidentally, my Lite-On unit came with PowerDVD14. I had to upgrade the software to PowerDVD20, which could not play regular blu-ray or 4k blu-ray discs/4kbdr. When I put in a 4k bdr, it said that my graphics card wasn't sufficient. Maybe their software isn't up to par?

I plan on returning the Bee-link because of the graphics card, and the support seems non-existent (i.e. I contacted them 2X about getting my Windows 10 Pro license key to reload the O/S).

I'm looking at this Lenovo unit, it has an Intel UHD 630. The spec of this unit seems aligned with requirements of the 4k EB-1 Lite-On player.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q Mini Desktop PC - Intel Core i5-6500T QC 2.50GHz, UHD Graphics 630, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2x DP, WiFi, Win 10 Pro, 1 Year Warranty, Garde A Refurbished - 203-LEM910Qi5G6DTREF at TigerDirect.com

Do you think it will work?

regards.
 

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Hi:

Thank you for stopping by.

I got this Bee-link Mini PC (with Intel UHD 600 graphics), with ACER 4k monitor. I recently downloaded the latest graphics drivers. I added an external Lite-on EB1 4k/UHD blu-ray player.

Beelink GKmini (bee-link.com)
Nitro VG280K - Tech Specs | Monitors | Acer United Kingdom
EB1 (liteonodd.com)

With the free, Leawo 4k blu-ray software. I am able to play regular/1080p blu-ray discs. Leawo states on their website that the aforementioned software is having issues playing 2160p/4k blu-ray discs.

Incidentally, my Lite-On unit came with PowerDVD14. I had to upgrade the software to PowerDVD20, which could not play regular blu-ray or 4k blu-ray discs/4kbdr. When I put in a 4k bdr, it said that my graphics card wasn't sufficient. Maybe their software isn't up to par?

I plan on returning the Bee-link because of the graphics card, and the support seems non-existent (i.e. I contacted them 2X about getting my Windows 10 Pro license key to reload the O/S).

I'm looking at this Lenovo unit, it has an Intel UHD 630. The spec of this unit seems aligned with requirements of the 4k EB-1 Lite-On player.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q Mini Desktop PC - Intel Core i5-6500T QC 2.50GHz, UHD Graphics 630, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2x DP, WiFi, Win 10 Pro, 1 Year Warranty, Garde A Refurbished - 203-LEM910Qi5G6DTREF at TigerDirect.com

Do you think it will work?

regards.
There are two types of graphics: integrated, and discreet. A discreet GPU is a graphics card that is a separate component from your CPU. Integrated graphics are integrated with the CPU; it's a CPU with some die space set aside for processing graphical tasks.

Intel UHD 600/630 graphics are both examples of integrated graphics. They are designed to cheaply perform simple graphical tasks without the expense or size associated with a separate GPU. Neither are particularly powerful, but the Intel UHD 630 is significantly more powerful than the Intel UHD 600. I don't know for sure, but since it is significantly more powerful than the Intel 600, it'll hopefully work
 
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Hi:

Thank you for stopping by.

I got this Bee-link Mini PC (with Intel UHD 600 graphics), with ACER 4k monitor. I recently downloaded the latest graphics drivers. I added an external Lite-on EB1 4k/UHD blu-ray player.

Beelink GKmini (bee-link.com)
Nitro VG280K - Tech Specs | Monitors | Acer United Kingdom
EB1 (liteonodd.com)

With the free, Leawo 4k blu-ray software. I am able to play regular/1080p blu-ray discs. Leawo states on their website that the aforementioned software is having issues playing 2160p/4k blu-ray discs.

Incidentally, my Lite-On unit came with PowerDVD14. I had to upgrade the software to PowerDVD20, which could not play regular blu-ray or 4k blu-ray discs/4kbdr. When I put in a 4k bdr, it said that my graphics card wasn't sufficient. Maybe their software isn't up to par?

I plan on returning the Bee-link because of the graphics card, and the support seems non-existent (i.e. I contacted them 2X about getting my Windows 10 Pro license key to reload the O/S).

I'm looking at this Lenovo unit, it has an Intel UHD 630. The spec of this unit seems aligned with requirements of the 4k EB-1 Lite-On player.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q Mini Desktop PC - Intel Core i5-6500T QC 2.50GHz, UHD Graphics 630, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2x DP, WiFi, Win 10 Pro, 1 Year Warranty, Garde A Refurbished - 203-LEM910Qi5G6DTREF at TigerDirect.com

Do you think it will work?

regards.
There are two types of graphics: integrated, and discreet. A discreet GPU is a graphics card that is a separate component from your CPU. Integrated graphics are integrated with the CPU; it's a CPU with some die space set aside for processing graphical tasks.

Intel UHD 600/630 graphics are both examples of integrated graphics. They are designed to cheaply perform simple graphical tasks without the expense or size associated with a separate GPU. Neither are particularly powerful, but the Intel UHD 630 is significantly more powerful than the Intel UHD 600. I don't know for sure, but since it is significantly more powerful than the Intel 600, it'll hopefully work
 
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Jay_34

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There are two types of graphics: integrated, and discreet. A discreet GPU is a graphics card that is a separate component from your CPU. Integrated graphics are integrated with the CPU; it's a CPU with some die space set aside for processing graphical tasks.

Intel UHD 600/630 graphics are both examples of integrated graphics. They are designed to cheaply perform simple graphical tasks without the expense or size associated with a separate GPU. Neither are particularly powerful, but the Intel UHD 630 is significantly more powerful than the Intel UHD 600. I don't know for sure, but since it is significantly more powerful than the Intel 600, it'll hopefully work
Thanks.

 

TommyTwoTone66

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It will “work” at 4K, for sure. Whether or not it can play video smoothly at 60FPS at that resolution remains to be seen.

if the CPU in your Bee-Link is a low powered one like a Celeron or Pentium then probably not.
 

TommyTwoTone66

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With the original Beelink, did you ever actually try playing 4k video?
it looks like its a strange CPU in there, the Intel J4125. Quite possible that particular CPU is incompatible with the bundled Lite-On software.

However before splashing out on a whole new PC it might be worth trying other free software such as Media Player Classic or VLC, they might play 4K Blu-Rays just fine.
 

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it looks like its a strange CPU in there, the Intel J4125. Quite possible that particular CPU is incompatible with the bundled Lite-On software.

However before splashing out on a whole new PC it might be worth trying other free software such as Media Player Classic or VLC, they might play 4K Blu-Rays just fine.
Exactly.
"This one application says 'It won't work', so therefore I need a whole new system"

Without ever actually trying it.
 

Jay_34

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Displayport? What's the heck is that? It looks almost like an HDMI, but it's a little different (see top left). Oh well, I need one of these cables so I can't plug in until tomorrow. Thanks to all who opined It is appreciated.

 

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