Nvidia announces new GeForce 8 GPU for notebook PC

Nvidia has announced a new family of Nvidia GeForce 8 series of graphics processors targeted at the newly evolved notebook PC market. These new GPUs (graphics processing units) help power notebook PCs with their multimedia output.

Initially available in GeForce 8600M and GeForce 8400M versions, the new GPUs' features include Nvidia's PureVideo HD video processing engine for playback of HD-DVD, Blu-ray and HD (high-definition) movies, and Nvidia PowerMizer technology which intelligently balances the user's need for longer battery life and performance, noted the company.The new GeForce 8M series notebook GPUs are the first to support DirectX 10 and are available from PC makers such as HP, Toshiba, Acer, Samsung, and Asustek, added the company

News source: DigiTimes

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