This would have to be one of the most eye-opening pieces of technology on display at CES thus far. ASUS have just come up with a solution for being able to easily upgrade the graphics card in your notebook. It's something i'm sure many of you have thought of in the past, and wondered if it would ever show up.... Sure enough, it's an external graphics card system (dubbed the XG Station) which connects to notebooks featuring the ExpressCard system and provides an equivilent to the PCI Express X16 slots available in desktop PCs.
More info on it can be sourced at The Dailytech, Nordic Hardware, and of course the press material residing on ASUS's website.
Taipei, Taiwan, January 6, 2007 -ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the leading provider of high-performance graphics solutions, today launched the XG Station as the industry's first public demonstration of the world's first external graphics card station for notebook computers. Equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby headphones, the XG station seamlessly integrates notebook computing with PC graphics power.
Engage Mobility with Powerful Graphics Processing
As technology advances to accommodate all aspects of modern life styles, digital devices are often merged or connected for a combined maximum benefit. As with the case of mobile notebook computing and high powered 3D gaming or multimedia experience, a balance is established with the exclusive ASUS XG Station.
Last updated: Jun 16, 2020 at 04:29 pm CDT