NVIDIA announced a high-end graphics processing unit for gaming and multimedia notebooks today. The GeForce 8700M GT is the newest and fastest GPU in the GeForce 8M series, supporting DirectX 10 gaming performance and HD DVD and Blu-ray video playback.
“For our new top-end Toshiba Satellite notebook PC we are proud to be the first company to use the NVIDIA GeForce 8700M GT GPU to deliver greatly enhanced graphics and video,” said Shimpei Kunii, General Manager of PC Product Planning Department at Toshiba. “We believe these new notebooks will provide the ultimate high-resolution DirectX 10 gaming experience for our mobile customers.”
The GeForce 8700M GT GPU will be available in notebooks sold by Toshiba, Sager, Falcon Northwest, Voodoo PC, and many others.
In addition to accelerating existing DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 content, such as the new DirectX 10 version of Company of Heroes, the GeForce 8700M GT will provide the ultimate visual notebook solution for highly anticipated, upcoming releases such as Crysis from Crytek and Lost Planet from Capcom.