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Bumbleebee brings NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching to Linux

NVIDIA’s Optimus technology allows laptops with the latest Intel chips and NVIDIA graphics cards to automatically switch between Intel’s integrated graphics and NVIDIA’s higher performance graphics depending on what programs you’re running. This allows you to get better battery life when you don’t need bleeding edge graphics, while giving you the ability to play high […]

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Sapphire Edge-HD Mini PC nettop features NVIDIA ION 2

Graphics card maker Sapphire has released its first desktop computer, the Sapphire Mini PC Edge-HD. As you’d expect from a company with Sapphire’s pedigree, the Edge-HD has a focus on high performance graphics. But honestly, that doesn’t set it apart from most other nettops on the market today, since it has the increasingly common NVIDIA […]

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Giada launches new line of mini-desktops with range of Intel, AMD chips

Giada has introduced three new mini-desktop computers that look more like optical disk drives than full-fledged computers. The company is no stranger to the nettop space, having brought a number of mini-desktops with low power Intel Atom chips to market over the past few years. But recently Giada has been branching out with mini-desktops that […]

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Zotac adds ZBOX HD-ID40 ION nettop to its lineup

Zotac has added a new model to its ever-growing line of mini-desktops with high(ish) performance graphics. The new Zotac ZBOX HD-ID40 features the same case design as the last half dozen or so Zotac nettops,but under the hood it packs all new features, including: 1.83GHz Intel Atom D525 dual core PCU Next-generation NVIDIA ION graphics […]

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Asus Eee PC 1015PN dual core, ION powered netbook now shipping

Asus has officially launched the Eee PC 1015PN netbook. You know, the one with a dual core 1.5GHz Intel Atom N550 processor and NVIDIA ION graphics? It’s shipping. Now. Amazon is selling the netbook for $425 plus free shipping, which is a pretty good price for this model. I’ve got a review unit sitting on […]

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Unboxing the Asus Eee PC 1015PN dual core netbook with ION graphics

The Asus Eee PC 1015PN is a 10 inch netbook with a dual core Intel Atom N550 processor and next-generation NVIDIA ION graphics. While it doesn’t have the same ION chip found in nettops and larger laptop computers, it should have more than enough power to handle 1080p HD video playback and some 3D graphics […]