NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) defines new class of GPUs called Motherboard GPUs (mGPUs).
In 2006, NVIDIA became the only independent supplier of GPUs. With the launch of this new category, mGPUs, NVIDIA is transforming mainstream PC graphics performance. Requirements for the mGPU include:
  • DX9.0 (ShaderModel 2.0) and above API support
  • At least one digital connector (DVI/HDMI 1.2) with HDCP
  • Multi-display support
  • Dedicated video processing engine, (minimum HQV score of 80)
  • Windows Experience Index 3.0 and above

At CeBIT, NVIDIA is demoing new GeForce 7050 Motherboard GPUs for AMD platforms. Available next month, the new GeForce 7050 mGPU offers:
  • Award-winning NVIDIA GeForce 7-class graphics
  • On-board HDMI interface for simplified digital connection
  • NVIDIA PureVideo engine, delivering stellar visual quality and performance for high definition and standard definition content.
  • NVIDIA nForce 630a core logic subsystem delivering uncompromised features and performance

NVIDIA will also showcase the world’s first mGPU for Intel platforms. Available this summer, the GeForce 7050/nForce 630i solution will deliver:

  • Rich graphics and leading performance for Intel Core2 and Quad Core platforms
  • World’s first integrated HDMI support enables playback of protected digital content from the PC direct to high definition televisions
  • NVIDIA nForce core-logic provides advanced storage and networking features for today’s connected digital lifestyles