NVIDIA Debuts GeForce GTX 560M, GT 520MX GPUs

NVIDIA logoNVIDIA has announced two new mobile GPUs with one of them being for gaming notebooks and the other being for “thin and light” machines. The gaming focused GPU is the new GeForce GTX 560M. NVIDIA says that the GPU hits the sweet spot for gaming notebooks with support for gaming at 1080p and support for DirectX 11.

This is also the first time that GeForce GTX gaming GPUs will be offered with NVIDIA Optimus tech. Optimus technology allows the notebook to turn the NVIDIA GPU off and use the integrated GPU when power savings is more important than performance.

"The GeForce GTX 560M and NVIDIA Optimus mean gamers get 50 frames per second in Duke Nukem Forever and five hours of battery life in Microsoft Office," said Rene Haas, general manager of notebook products at NVIDIA. "That's real power and real portability."

The GTX 560M supports 3D Vision, PhysX, and CUDA. The GPU also supports SLI with multiple GPU capability for even more gaming performance. NVIDIA offers no hard specifications right now on the GTX 560M GPU, but we should hear more as notebooks are unveiled at Computex 2011 this week using the GPU.

The other GPU unveiled today is the GT 520MX that is aimed at thin and light machines. This GPU will support more advanced features than integrated graphics and is a step up from the current GT 520M GPU.


NVIDIA notes that Alienware and Toshiba will be offering notebooks with the GTX 560M GPU and Optimus tech. ASUS, Clevo, MSI and others will offer the GTX 560M GPU minus Optimus technology. ASUS, Samsung, and others will be offering notebooks using the GT 520MX GPU.

Source: DailyTech

Tags: GeForce, notebooks, NVIDIA

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