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Windows 7: Nvidia looks to Windows 7, 'Tegra' for growth

07 May 2009   #1
Airbot

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Nvidia looks to Windows 7, 'Tegra' for growth

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Nvidia is looking to its Tegra chip for growth and Windows 7 for new opportunities.

Speaking during the company's earnings conference call Thursday, Nvidia Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said one the company's biggest opportunities is graphics-specific applications on Windows 7. (Nvidia earnings summary here.)


Huang waxed enthusiastic about a technology he called "DirectX Compute"--which taps into the hundreds of processors inside many of today's graphics processors. "Finally it's possible to do video editing...that's not excruciating," he said. "This is going to be one of the major usage models for Windows 7," he said.

Nvidia also released a statement Thursday about DirectX Compute, saying it will boost the "speed and responsiveness" of Windows 7.
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08 May 2009   #2
Firestrider

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What? Tegra has an ARM processor and wouldn't be supported by Windows 7. Although Windows Mobile 6.5 would support it...


EDIT: Wait they are two different stories
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