Asus Zenbook UX32VD touts GeForce GT 620M, 1080p IPS display

By Matthew
May 10, 2012
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  1. Asus has unveiled a new ultrabook with discrete graphics at an event in Taiwan this week. Like virtually every upcoming ultrabook, the 13.3-inch Zenbook UX32VD packs an Ivy Bridge CPU...

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  2. Is there a big difference between a traditional drive and a hybrid drive? Do the hybrid drives require special setup / drivers?
  3. I continue to wonder why major laptop manufacturers are reluctant to use Fusion chips from AMD
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,704   +397

    ^ Sometimes good technology loses. When netbooks were first hitting it big, Via had chips that were competitive if not better than Intel's Nano. But nobody put them in their netbooks.
  5. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +170

    Ultrabooks are sponsored by Intel.
  6. The Zenbook is NOT a gaming machine, why does the author of the article work so hard to point out that it won't be great for gaming? Asus is churning out GREAT products, with enormous variety.....I hit "Asus news" in search every week and ever week they have something new and well done. This machine is appealing to the Ultrabook customer who wants exceptional multimedia performance. Thank you Asus.
  7. You yourself answered your question, because they are not a gaming machine and therefore a graphic card is a unnecessary part of these ultrabooks which increases the energy demand and thicken the width of the device.

    Also, If you were a linux user you would know that there is no official support for the Nvidia Optimus technology there and it would cause further battery drain on linux.
  8. Because you can't benefit from a graphics card over integrated graphics in other departments like video and photo editing, right?

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