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AMD Unveils XConnect Graphics for Laptops

Need for powerful graphics in notebooks is reaching the tipping point, as Virtual Reality and especially Augmented Reality require even more compute power than a hihg-resolution display. Eight years ago, AMD tried to answer the demands of that era by launching the XGP – eXternal Graphics Platform. This short-lived standard was only supported by Fujitsu Siemens AG, and other vendors sadly chickened out. Fast forward to Autumn 2015, with AMD launching R9 Nano. This small card only draws  175 Watts and yet, it achieves about 85% of performance offered by the top-of-the-line R9 Fury X. We mentioned that this card would be an ideal pairing in high-end

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