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Old 11th February, 2010, 03:09 AM
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Nvidia Optimus Gives Laptops a Graphical Gearshift

By Richard Adhikari
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02/09/10 11:17 AM PT

For gamers or anyone else using a computer for heavy graphics work, a discrete graphics card is a must-have. For laptop users, though, discreet graphics can be a real drain on battery power. Nvidia's new Optimus technology is able to discern which types of applications need the heavy-duty hardware and which can be handled by the integrated graphics processor, then smoothly transitions between the two, saving power.

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This is an excellent idea. Why didn't I think of it first? Duuh..
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