NVIDIA ION 2 coming by end of 2009: over twice the shaders of 9400M?

NVIDIA logoNotebooks using NVIDIA’s Ion graphics chipset may still be in short-supply, but that hasn’t stopped the company from developing its replacement. Ion 2 is, according to Fudzilla, expected to launch toward the end of 2009, with a shrunken die, far faster graphics and many more shaders.

Actual hard figures are difficult to come by, but the rumors circulating the industry are that Ion 2 will have more than double the shaders (aka “processors” in NVIDIA parlance) of the original Ion. Since that chip currently has 16, that would imply that the Ion 2 will get more than 32, boosting gaming performance and potentially making a difference to CUDA applications also.

NVIDIA themselves are keeping quiet on the new chipset, likely to preserve sales of the existing first-gen model. The company recently extended its Ion branding to cover all GeForce 9400M/MCP79/Ion chipsets, rather than specifically referring to those used in netbooks and nettops.

Source: SlashGear

Tags: GeForce, GPU, netbooks, NVIDIA

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
But anti-cheat software is apparently still an issue
 
Google Inbox was due to close down -- it was just a matter of when
 
The fine is for Google's activities in relation to AdSense between 2006 and 2016
 
The Stadia servers are capable of providing 4K, 60 frames-per-second performance
 
All EU Android users will get the option to turn down Google Search and Chrome
 
 
iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch developers will be required to use the latest iOS and watchOS SDKs
 
The maximum number of people that you can have on a Skype video call right now is 25
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)