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NVIDIA ION Linux Performance

Jun 09, 2009, 21:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"NVIDIA's ION platform is designed to provide superior graphics performance and quality than what is available with the Intel 945 graphics that up to this point were all that was available in Atom-based products. NVIDIA reports that the ION platform is capable of full 1080p HD video playback with 7.1 surround sound, can take advantage of their CUDA technology, and is capable of playing many more recent games than what is supported with the 945 IGP. Right now, the ION platform just supports the current selection of Intel Atom processors, but NVIDIA is developing an ION solution for use with VIA Nano processors too.

"The NVIDIA ION graphics processor currently has a 450MHz core clock with an 1100MHz shader clock. Its texture fill rate is 3.6 Billion per second, supports up to 16x anti-aliasing, has 300MHz RAMDACs, supports 128-bit High Dynamic range precision, is dual-link DVI supported with resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, and supports NVIDIA PureVideo HD. HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, and VGA connections"

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