Nvidia Unveils Desktop Version Of MacBook Graphics Chip
On Monday, Nvidia unveiled two motherboard graphics processors that included the desktop version of the integrated GPU in the latest Apple MacBooks.
The processors dubbed as the GeForce 9400 and 9300 are created for the Intel platform.
Nvidia explained, “The 16-core chips enable mainstream PC users to play the latest PC games and play high-definition Blu-ray video.”
It was also learnt that the 9400 is actually the desktop version of the 9400m.
The company further added, “The desktop chipset integrates full system input/output in half the size of previous integrated graphics from Nvidia.” Other than this, the performance of the company’s motherboard product has also been enhanced.
Nvidia’s PureVideo technology that helps in offloading 100% of video processing from the CPU to the GPU has been included in the 9-Series motherboard GPUs.
The company claims, “The products support Microsoft's DirectX 10 graphics technology in Vista and Nvidia's SLI Technology, which uses the integrated graphics to boost the performance of an Nvidia discrete graphics card added to the system.”
The users can avail these motherboards featuring GeForce 9-Series motherboard GPUs soon, as they have been planned to be shipped from Asustek, ECS, EVGA, Foxconn, Galaxy, Gigabyte, J&W, MSI, Onda, XFX, and Zotac, this month itself.