X-bit Labs heard the mobile G80 GPU will be unveiled soon.
“Santa Rosa notebooks are DirectX 10 notebooks. They are Vista, DX10, Blu-ray disk, high-definition video notebooks. And we are the only supplier of DX10 GPUs today, and the only one sampling [DirectX 10] notebook GPUs. And my expectation is that we… Our success on the Santa Rosa transition should be quite a bit higher than our success even with Napa,” said Jen Hsun Huang, Nvidia’s president and chief executive officer, during the conference call dedicated for the company’s third quarter fiscal year 2007 results.
Mr. Huang did not specify whether his company was sampling a special version of GeForce 8800 graphics processor for mobile computers, or was testing another GeForce 8-series architecture-based graphics chip specifically designed for laptops.