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Nvidia 8 series finally for Notebook
8600 and 8400M with DirectX 10
Nvidia has announced its new line of the series 8 GPUs designed for notebook PCs. The new GeForce 8M series support DX10, decoding of H.264 HD movies. You can get your DX10 ready notebook PC from pretty much any major PC maker such as, HP, Toshiba, Acer, Samsung MSI and ASUS.
The chips come in two flavours, GeForce 8600M as the performance part and the GeForce 8400M as the mainstream part.
The chips support a new architechture that deliver up to 2x the performance over previous generation GPUs from Nvidia in DX10 and Windows Vista. They also support the PureVideo HD video processing engine for playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray and HD movie downloads. The chips support Nnvidia's PowerMizer technology that balances the users need for longer battery life and performance.
For a list of notebooks that use the 8 series GPUs or to find out more about the GeForce 8M or to listen the podcast visit the Nvidia web site.