Computex 2012: Nvidia beefs up notebook gaming with GTX 680M

Nvidia today brings its next-generation Kepler graphics architecture to the top of the GeForce notebook GPU line-up, with the launch of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M. The fastest, most advanced gaming notebook GPU ever built, the GTX 680M GPU delivers performance, incredible power efficiency and the their most advanced gaming technology. The Dell Alienware M17x and M18x will be amongst the first notebooks to get this speed demon, along with the MSI GT70. "The GeForce GTX 680M is the fastest mobile GPU ever, but it's more than just a speed king," said Rene Haas, Vice President and General Manager of the notebook business unit at NVIDIA. "It also offers an entire arsenal of next-gen gaming technology, along with Optimus technology for extended battery life."

High-end gaming on the go

High-end gaming on the go


The new GTX 680M will carry forth the same DNA from its desktop cousin, the GTX 680. Adaptive V-Sync is present, which helps deliver a smoother gameplay. FXAA and TXAA Anti-aliasing modes are also present. The main feature that we love and have loved in the past is the Nvidia’s Optimus technology. This enables extra-long battery life by automatically switching on the GPU only when it is needed. It also sports their 3DVision 2 technology for bigger, brighter, more comfortable 3D gaming. "The intense focus on performance and technology engineered into the 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M is a perfect match for the Alienware M17x and M18x laptops," said Frank Azor, Alienware General Manager. "Whether a single graphics card on the 17x or dual GTX 680M's on the M18x, Alienware owners are going to love having this much power at their fingertips."


The Alienware M17x will be available with a GeForce GTX 680M GPU and NVIDIA Optimus technology or NVIDIA 3D Vision technology. The Alienware M18x notebook will be available with GeForce GTX 680M GPUs in single or SLI configurations before the end of the month. The GeForce GTX 680M GPU is also available in MSI GT70 notebooks and gaming notebooks from Clevo channel partners such as Ava Direct, Maingear and Origin (U.S-based).

Published Date: Jun 06, 2012 12:51 pm | Updated Date: Jun 06, 2012 12:51 pm