AMD has long set its sights on toppling Intel from its CPU perch, but when it comes to discrete graphic
, it's competing with Nvidia for the crown.
There is high-efficiency blade engineered to handle the powerful combination of Intel's 6 quad core mobile CPUs and NVIDIA's GetForce GTX 960M discrete graphics
with 4 GB GDDRS memory.
On the other hand, the GE models packs Nvidia's top-of-the-line GT650M discrete graphics
card and weighs 2.5kg and 2.8kg, respectively.
The desktops will come with discrete graphics
chips options from Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices to further boost the graphics performance.
The HP Pavilion HPE h9 Phoenix includes four dual in-line memory modules (DIMM) to accommodate up to 16GB of DDR3 memory and three internal hard drive bays, while its high-end discrete graphics
cards, up to 250W, can support multiple displays.
EoACA[pounds sterling]Demand from OEMs for discrete graphics
solutions remains strong and above historic levels,EoACA[yen] said Dean McCarron of Mercury Research.
Offering the choice of a Core i5-460M, i5-450M or i5-430M processor, the GE603 laptop has NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M (1GB) for discrete graphics
, up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM (1066MHz) for memory, and a choice of 320/500/640GB hard drives for storage.
However, TSMC remains the major contract supplier of AMD's 40nm Southern Island graphics chip, which will hit the market in the fourth to further fortify its leading position in discrete graphics
card market over Nvidia.
For users who require systems with discrete graphics
, the Aspire 3820TG features ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics with full DirectX 11 support.
the platform is based on the new AMD Athlon Neo processor, ATI Radeon X1250 integrated graphics and optional ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 discrete graphics
and brings true HD entertainment to a new category of stylish notebook PCs.
High-performance PC platforms, such as those that make heavy use of discrete graphics
, are particularly important in the areas of design and engineering, entertainment software, finance and trading, medicine and process control.
By definition, a 3D PC is a desktop or notebook PC that includes the following minimum requirements: a pair of 3D active-shutter glasses (such as the 3D Vision kit from NVIDIA); a 120Hz 3D-capable display in the form of a desktop LCD monitor, a 3D projector, a 3D TV or a notebook PC with an integrated 3D-capable LCD; and a discrete graphics
processor (like a GeForce GPU from NVIDIA) that is capable of delivering high definition imagery to the 3D display.