Asus unveils bunch of new notebooks

Posted on Friday, Jan 11 2008 @ 00:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Asus unveiled information about a couple of new notebooks that will be available later this quarter, this includes models with the Mobility Radeon HD 3650 or GeForce 9500M GS graphics cards:
ASUS, worldwide leader in component and notebook design and manufacturing, today introduced a wide range of notebooks featuring the latest Discrete Graphics Engine (DGE) powered by ATI® and NVIDIA®. available in Q1 this year, ASUS will ship the M50Sa and F8Sp that will feature the new ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD3650; and the VX2Sn, V1Sn, M51Sn, and F8Sn with the new NVIDIA GeForce™ 9500M GS graphics processing units (GPU). With consumers demanding high definition (HD) content for maximum visual experiences on the rise, these new DGEs will allow multimedia notebooks to deliver superb HD playback and provide full support for Microsoft® Windows Vista operating system.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD3650
The new ASUS M50Sa and F8Sp with ATI Mobility Radeon HD3650 will pave the way for Microsoft DirectX® 10.1 – the next generation standard for high-performance gaming. Coupled with the new ATI based DGE with PCI Express® 2.0 support, these new notebooks will equip gamers with hardware to enjoy games that demand the fastest throughput; while the integrated ATI Avivo™ technology that supports full-HD 1080P will provide superb audio-visual experiences. In addition, the new HD3650 will feature ATI PowerPlay™ to allow the notebook to achieve an optimal balance between power consumption and performance.

NVIDIA® GeForce 9500M GS
The new ASUS notebooks with NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS GPU are well equipped to deliver high performance with features like the NVIDIA PureVideo® technology to power home-theatre quality videos. The new GPU boosts the graphics capability of the latest productivity applications – providing an ideal platform to maximize efficiency when working in the Windows Vista environment. With support for Microsoft DirectX 10 Shader Model 4.0 and true high dynamic-range (HDR lighting), users can enjoy the latest games at blazing fast speeds and astounding realistic effects.

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Re: Asus unveils bunch of new notebooks
by Anonymous on Friday, Jan 11 2008 @ 15:08 CET
You would think, being Asus, that there would be at least one high end notebook that would have a 8800M GTX or equivalent 9xxx series GPU and the ability to OC the cpu. That built their mobo business and would do wonders for their notebook reputation.