It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 20th December 2008, 15:27   #1
Madshrimp
 
jmke's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 7090/Belgium
Posts: 78,611
jmke has disabled reputation
Icon17 NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers

NVIDIA Now Providing Notebook Graphics Drivers On NVIDIA.COM

New Notebook Graphics Drivers Unlocks the Latest CUDA and PhysX Applications for Notebook Users


Users with notebooks equipped with NVIDIA® graphics processing units (GPUs) now have the added flexibility of downloading upgradeable graphics drivers directly from NVIDIA.com so they can immediately take advantage of new features, improved application compatibility, and performance optimizations. The first graphics driver release from NVIDIA will extend the NVIDIA CUDA™ architecture to notebook GPUs, enabling the growing number of consumers moving to a notebook-only lifestyle to immediately experience the wide range of CUDA-based applications—from heart-stopping GPU-accelerated game physics to GPU-accelerated video conversion.
“Epic and NVIDIA invest an incredible amount of time and energy into ensuring that customers get an amazing experience with our software out-of-the-box,” said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games. “The only way to ensure that this value-add is realized by customers is for them to have access to timely driver updates. I congratulate NVIDIA for being the first to offer their customers a choice for notebook driver updates.”
“NVIDIA is committed to giving the rapidly growing number of customers using notebook GPUs the same performance optimizations and innovative graphics features that desktop customers have grown accustomed to,” said Dwight Diercks, vice president of software engineering at NVIDIA. “To accomplish this, we have worked diligently over the past year to modularize our driver architecture and develop a unified driver install package that will not only work with notebooks from all manufacturers but also maintain all of their specific model customizations such as hotkeys and suspend and resume functionality.”
GPUs have long been essential platforms for rendering real-time images to computer screens, but software developers and system manufacturers have recently begun using their parallel processing power to deliver a new level of performance for a variety of visual computing applications. The new NVIDIA notebook drivers enable customers to experience the growing number of applications that use the power of NVIDIA GPUs. Video applications such as Badaboom from Elemental Technologies, Power Director 7 from Cyberlink, TMPGEnc from Pegasys Software, and TotalMedia Theater from Arcsoft are all seeing significant performance benefits by transferring the workload from the CPU to the more efficient GPU. Distributing computing applications such as Folding@home, Einstein@home, GPUGRID and SETI@home have also seen performance improve by orders of magnitude through NVIDIA CUDA technology. Recently Adobe Creative Suite 4 became the latest application to speed up performance and enhance features by moving processing to the GPU.

With NVIDIA PhysX™ technology, GeForce® GPUs bring games to life with explosions full of dust and debris, characters that move with lifelike motion, or cloth that drapes and tears naturally. PhysX technology harnesses the power of NVIDIA GeForce 8 Series or higher GPUs, allowing games to deliver 10-20 times more visual complexity on screen. NVIDIA PhysX technology is the development platform of industry leading publishers such as Electronic Arts (EA) and 2K Games and is the physics engine in the blockbuster title Mirror’s Edge from EA.

Starting today, customers with GeForce® 8 and 9-series GPUs or Quadro NVS-equipped notebooks can download a BETA version of the drivers from www.nvidia.com. Customers will be able to download a WHQL-certified version supporting all GeForce 7, 8, and 9 series and Quadro NVS series notebook GPUs early next year.

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro graphics products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.
__________________
jmke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nvidia: External Graphics Accelerators for Notebooks Is a Big Opportunity jmke WebNews 14 9th February 2010 18:59
Driverheaven Nvidia Mobility Modder Released V1.1.0.0 jmke WebNews 0 6th August 2009 13:12
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7 Series - The Notebook GPUs of Choice for Intel's Newest Centrino jmke WebNews 0 6th January 2006 02:27
NVIDIA graphics drivers to go multithreaded jmke WebNews 0 20th June 2005 20:02
NVIDIA Confirms Sampling of Chipsets with Integrated Graphics: C51 jmke WebNews 0 14th May 2005 16:43
New NVIDIA Forceware Beta 71.84 graphics drivers (Greater SLI gaming support) jmke WebNews 0 3rd March 2005 16:15
NVIDIA Partners Now Selling PCI Express Motherboard and Graphics Combo Solutions Sidney WebNews 0 5th August 2004 07:45
NVIDIA Delivers Much Anticipated PCI Express Graphics Solutions Sidney WebNews 0 24th June 2004 23:07
NVIDIA Makes Notebooks’ Graphics Cards Upgradeable jmke WebNews 0 17th May 2004 22:43

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:46.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO