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nVidia MCP79 to support Atom for netbooks

Better graphics comming to a netbook near you
By: Sean Kalinich | Laptops News | Posted: Dec 9, 2008 1:56 pm

It is looking like Intel is acknowledging the lack of real graphics power behind the current chipsets for the Atom CPU.

 

According to Digitimes they have contacted nVidia to enable support for the atom on the MCP79. If this is true it will bring a more robust graphics solution to the netbook world.

 

Read more here.

 

 nVidia MCP79 to support Atom for netbooks

Nvidia's MCP79 chipset will be the first to support Atom CPUs, however the support will only apply to nettops during the initial period.

 

Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have said they welcome the partnership between Nvidia and Intel and believe the cooperation would give them more pricing flexibility.

 

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