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Nvidia’s New ION LE Netbook Platform: For Windows XP

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Nvidia’s New ION LE Netbook Platform: For Windows XP

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 08:05 AM PDT

Nvidia’s New ION LE Netbook Platform: For Windows XP

While all the attention may be on Microsoft at the moment and their upcoming release of Windows 7, Nvidia are still focused on Windows XP it seems. The company have just announced the second member of their ION graphics platform.

As reported from ComputerWorld, the new platform will be known as the ION LE and will be aimed towards netbooks and net-top PCs that run Windows XP. The ION LE is based on the same technology which features a Nvidia 9400M mobile graphics chip usually combined with an Intel Atom CPU.

Main differences in the new platform include support for Windows XP DirectX 9 graphics, which will offer a much better multimedia performance than Vista’s DirectX 11 or even Windows 7’s DirectX 12.

Full article through the link.
 
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