NVIDIA GeForce 8800M: Fast DX10 Mobile GPUs Finally Arrive

It has been more than a year since NVIDIA released their GeForce 8800 GTX graphics chip for desktop computers - a chip that remains to this day the fastest gaming GPU (if we include the 8800 Ultra update). We've heard lots of talk during the past year or two about DirectX 10 and how it would enable improved performance and better graphics. However, only recently have we started to see games that actually utilize the technology, and we're still waiting for performance increases. Still, there is little doubt that DirectX 10 is the future, and NVIDIA is ready to embrace the technology on all levels with the introduction of the GeForce 8800M GTS and GTX.

Earlier this month, NVIDIA launched their GeForce 8800 GT to nearly universal praise and high demand. Many of the elements that make the 8800 GT so attractive match up very well with the mobile market: smaller size, higher performance, and lower power requirements. Most of these benefits come from the new 65nm process technology, which is why we haven't seen high-performance DX10 mobile parts until now. The result is that nearly all of the features and performance currently available on the desktop will soon be coming to notebooks from a variety of manufacturers.

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Pro: Fast ass gaming for notebooks. Cons:Hot, energy hungry and you will never see them in a notebook windows or mac that weighs less than 10lbs. I also liked how the benchies were done at 1900x1200 which puts a lot of strain on the 8600/8700 so unless your "gaming" monitor has 19" this card is pointless cept for lan parties.

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Pro: Fast ass gaming for notebooks. Cons:Hot, energy hungry and you will never see them in a notebook windows or mac that weighs less than 10lbs. I also liked how the benchies were done at 1900x1200 which puts a lot of strain on the 8600/8700 so unless your "gaming" monitor has 19" this card is pointless cept for lan parties.

Battery life is better with the 8800 than the 8700/9750. It runs cool enough to fit into a 15" notebook (See Alienware).

17" Monitors use WUXGA which is 1900x1200 (HD).

It's being offered in laptops that weigh 8lbs less, and im sure the 15" from Alienware is even less than that.

I'd like to get it in before anyone else does.
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