Nvidia Optimus laptops: Which are prime?
Nvidia's automatic-switching graphics technology has found its way into numerous laptops; we round up what we've seen so far and pick our favorites.
Over the last few months, we've seen quite a few laptops. Optimus automatically switches between discrete and integrated graphics, powering the horsepower down when not used in order to save a little battery life. It's a similar idea to what's also included on the spring 2010
And there's the rub: it's basically invisible tech, yet Nvidia has branded the concept for greater visibility. Really it amounts to something we'd obviously prefer to have in any laptop with dedicated graphics. Right now, only certain laptops have Optimus technology, although the number is growing daily.
Though Nvidia Optimus automatic switching does help conserve battery life, it doesn't guarantee great battery life scores. Still, among the numerous Nvidia Optimus laptops we've reviewed so far, we have found a few winners. The
Check out our recap of Nvidia Optimus laptops thus far by clicking below, or look at some of the top models compared side by side.
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