As gamers, video enthusiasts, designers, and now creative professionals require optimized PC solutions, the new NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GPU promises to offer a 5x performance increase over integrated core-logic to today's notebook designs.
"With this new GPU, NVIDIA is able to expand its market footprint from gamers and design professionals to the creative generation of users, as well as firmly establish us at the heart of the fastest growing PC market?the notebook PC," said Jeff Fisher, senior vice president, GPU business at NVIDIA
Apple has adopted this new GPU for its new Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air, announced
The NVIDIA GeForce 9400M is a single chip, highly integrated design that is ideal for notebooks and smaller computing devices. It features 16 parallel processing cores that deliver a 54 GFLOPs of processing power. It also delivers up to 5x faster graphics performance than Intel Centrino 2, according to Nvidia. The GPU alsohas low power requirements allowing consumers to watch a full-length HD movie on a single charge.
The integrated chip supports the Intel Core 2 family, Pentium D/4, and Celeron D with LGA775. It has 16 graphics cores each one clocked at 580Mhz, with shaders to be clocked at 1400MHz. The supported FSB is 1,333MHz, while the supported memory is DDR2-800/DDR3-1333.
DirectX 10,PureVideo HD, Hybrid SLI, CUDA, and PhysX are also supported.
Below you can see the basic specifications and the block diagram of the Nvidia 9400M GPU.