Tag: nvidia

  • How to Upgrade Nvidia MXM Notebook Graphics Cards

    Upgradeable graphics have long been an elusive concept in the notebook world, but there’s an increasing number of gaming notebooks that support Nvidia’s modular MXM technology to give you that very capability. Don’t think you can simply purchase any MXM notebook and be able to upgrade the graphics, though. We’ll discuss why in this article. […]

  • Nvidia Reports Large Quantities of Defective Notebook Chips

    Nvidia has found that “significant quantities” of older graphics cards that shipped in notebook PCs were defective. Nvidia says it has not determined the exact cause of the problem, but it is associated with a packaging material used with some of the chips, and the thermal design of some notebooks. Nvidia will introduced a software […]

  • nVidia 8400M GS Graphics Review

    by Dustin Sklavos nVidia’s GeForce 8400M GS is, quite frankly, ubiquitous at this point. It is the go-to mass dedicated graphics part for both Dell and HP, the two biggest notebook retailers in North America. If you’re getting dedicated graphics in your laptop, chances are it’s going to be one of these (with nVidia’s 8600M […]

  • HP Pavilion HDX Review Penryn and Nvidia Update

    by Jerry Jackson Last year’s release of the HP Pavilion HDX (code named “The Dragon”) marked the arrival of the most massive notebook we’ve ever seen. The update to the HDX is a 20.1″ widescreen entertainment notebook hat uses the Intel Penryn processors and dedicated Nvidia 8800M GTS graphics. Add in a Blu-ray optical drive, […]