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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

More NVIDIA Optimus models

Support for NVIDIA Optimus models in Linux is still far from perfect, although more and more laptop models come with this configuration.

There are now more than 300 Linux users who joined the hybrid-graphics-linux Launchpad Team, and new developments are being incorporated

to the mainline Linux kernel to improve support of this graphics configurations.

Here are two new models that have been recently announced:

Digital Storm's xm15

Equipped with a 2.4GHz Core i5-520M, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 320GB HDD and NVIDIA's GT 425M (1GB).

Acer Aspire 5742G with NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Acer Aspire 5742G laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M graphics reviewed, proven wunderbar