The new series of Nvidia GeForce 400M GPUs includes:
- For enthusiast users: GeForce GTX 470M and GTX 460M.
- For performance users: GeForce GT 445M, GT 435M, GT 425M, GT 420M and GT 415M.
The entire family supports Nvidia Optimus technology, which automatic switching on and off the GPU so that it runs only when needed.
The GeForce 400M series can also deliver stereoscopic 3D images for games, movies and photos when configured with Nvidia 3D Vision glasses and a 3D display.
"The GeForce 400M Series takes the award-winning Fermi architecture across a complete line-up of DirectX 11 GPUs for notebook," said Rene Haas, general manager of notebook GPUs at Nvidia. "Coupled with Optimus technology, 400M Series notebook GPUs deliver great performance for visual computing applications when you need it, and great battery life when you don't."
Current vendors integrating the new GPU into their notebooks include Acer, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, Samsung and Toshiba.