Entries Tagged as 'Nvidia Ion'

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Nvidia Reveals Next-Gen Ion Specs at CeBIT

Nvidia has put an end to all the rumours surrounding the next generation of their Nvidia Ion graphics solution by officially introducing it at CeBIT 2010. As a quick refresher, NVIDIA ION couples the low power Intel Atom-processor with NVIDIA graphics to deliver improved HD video playback, and 3D graphics acceleration for games.

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

[Comparison] Nvidia Ion vs. Broadcom HD Accelerator – Ion Wins!

LaptopMag has an interesting comparison between Nvidia’s Ion and Broadcom’s HD Accelerator.  Both of these are solutions to the same problem – getting HD playback on your netbook.  Because while netbooks continue to evolve, and the next generation netbook platform has arrived (Pinetrail) HD video playback is still inexplicably absent on most standard netbooks. The two […]

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

ASUS’ Ion 2-based Eee PC to launch in April

DigiTimes is reporting than an Ion 2-powered Eee PC device will launch in April with a 12-inch display. We’re curious to see how this pans out, since Nvidia’s Ion 2 was originally due to launch in ‘late 2009′, but Nvidia kept very quiet about it as late as CES 2010 earlier this month. Then we learned, according to the latest rumours, that Ion 2 may be nothing more than just a re badged existing Nvidia graphics card.

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

New Nettop Reveals that Nvidia Ion 2 is just a Geforce G310

We wrote a few weeks ago about a post at Semiaccurate questioning the merits of Nvidia’s upcoming Ion 2 chip and today new details emerge via some sleuthing by French Blogeee.net. It was also odd that we heard absolutely nothing from Nvidia regarding Ion 2 at CES 2010.

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Nvidia Ion 2 Upgrade on PCIe Card?

The current generation of netbooks is mostly based on Intel’s Atom N270 or N280 processors.  For graphics, they are split into two groups, those utilizing Intel’s GMA 950 integrated graphics, and those that replace the Intel graphics chip with the more capable Nvidia Ion platform.  However, Intel’s next generation Pine Trail chips will have the […]

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