Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs | The Verge

cfaulkner_210121_4379_0007.0 Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs | The Verge
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Update February 16th, 11:21AM ET: The bullet list at the bottom now reflects that Asus and Gigabyte have updated all of its product pages with the required information about the RTX 30-series graphics chips its laptops use.

Nvidia is now requiring, not just encouraging, companies selling laptops with its new RTX 30-series graphics chips to be more transparent about the kind of power people can expect. Nvidia tells The Verge these companies will have to disclose specific clock speed stats and total graphics power on online product pages — all of which tells people everything they need to know about a laptop’s graphics potential, for better or worse.

However, companies won’t have to mention that these chips are Max-Q variants because,…

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