Nvidia plans to give Intel the bumps

by admin December 22, 2008 at 7:24 pm

It doesn’t want them any more

NVIDIA IS PLANNING to fight a battle with Intel over the future of the cut-price netbook, according to Cnet.

Currently netbooks are shipping without anything really useful for graphics. The GPUs under the bonnets of the latest generation of thightops are Intel’s Media Accelerator 950, which is marginally above Etch-a-sketch level.

Now Nvidia thinks, if it can stop its chips from over-heating for five minutes, it could take advantage of this hole in the graphics market. It knows punters buying netbooks with larger screen sizes are going to want to see something on them.

Read more: theinquirer.net