According to Nvidia, the mid-range GeForce GT 540M “delivers a significant increase in fill-rate and memory bandwidth”, while staying in the power envelope of the previous generation chips. The laptop video card is based on 40nm production process and has 96 processor cores and a 128-bit memory interface supporting GDDR5 and DDR3.
The graphics, processor, and memory are clocked at 672MHz, 1344MHz, and up to 900MHz, respectively.
The GT 540M supports DirectX 11, Nvidia Optimus, PhysX, 3D Vision, 3DTV Play, and CUDA technologies, as well as Nvidia Verde drivers.
The first notebooks with the new graphics are available in China, with worldwide availability to follow next month.