GeForce 8 graphics processors go mobile

To coincide with the launch of Intel's new Centrino Duo notebook platform, Nvidia has introduced a whole lineup of mobile graphics processors based on the same architecture as its desktop GeForce 8-series GPUs. The mobile GPUs are part of new GeForce 8600M and GeForce 8400M lines, and their specifications are as follows:



Core clock (MHz)

SP clock (MHz) Mem. clock (MHz) Mem. interface Max. memory
GeForce 8600M GS 32 475 950 700 128-bit 512MB
GeForce 8600M GT 16 600 1200 700 128-bit 512MB
GeForce 8400M GT 16 450 900 600 128-bit 512MB
GeForce 8400M GS 16 400 800 600 64-bit 256MB
GeForce 8400M G 8 400 800 600 64-bit 256MB
Nvidia says the new notebooks GPUs, which it claims are "the world's first to support DirectX 10 and fully accelerate the decoding of H.264 full HD movies," are available in notebooks from companies including Acer, Asus, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba.

For professional users, Nvidia has also unveiled a set of Quadro FX mobile GPUs including Quadro FX 3500M, 2500M, 1600M, 1500M, 570M, 360M, and 350M models. Detailed specifications for the GPUs are available on this page. Nvidia says Alienware, Dell, Eurocom, Fujitsu, Fujitsu-Siemens, HP, and Voodoo PC will all sell notebooks powered by these new Quadro FX mobile GPUs.

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