Nvidia today announced GeForce 400M series of graphics cards for notebooks that feature Nvidia’s Optimus and 3D Vision technology. A total of 7 GPUs have been announced – GeForce GTX 470M and GTX 460M for enthusiasts and GeForce GT 445M, GT 435M, GT 425M, GT 420M and GT 415M for performance seeking users.
The GeForce 400M are the first notebook GPUs from Nvidia that utilize its Fermi architecture and are built from scratch to support DirectX 11.
Additionally, the cards support Optimus, a graphics control tool that automatically switches the GPU on or off as per user’s requirement. 3D Vision when equipped with a 3D display will allow consumers to watch 3D content on their laptop.
OEMs like Asus, Acer, Samsung, Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba will launch notebooks with 400M GPU soon.