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Intel Centrino 2 Platform Launches - New CPUs and Hybrid Graphics
Posted by newsbot on July 15th 2008



We mentioned switchable graphics above as a new power savingstechnology from Intel, but what exactly is it? Think of it as NVIDIA'sHybrid SLI technology for a notebook rather than a desktop; a notebook thathas both discrete and integrated graphics (as all Centrino 2 systems willhave) can either automatically or manually be switched from operating oneither GPU solution. This way you can see the benefits of an IGP solutionfor battery life concerns when necessary or utilize the performance of adiscrete GPU solution for gaming sessions when battery life isn't an issue.

View article at pcper.com



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