We’ve already seen one Ultrabook with a discrete GPU—Acer’s TimelineU M3—but that was an “old” Sandy Bridge Ultrabook. At Computex 2012, several more Ultrabooks sporting discrete GPUs have shown up, including an apparently updated version of the M3. Interestingly—or perhaps not?—we have yet to see any Ultrabooks sporting AMD discrete GPUs; if you happen to know of any, drop me a note! Here’s the short list of known specs for the upcoming “gaming Ultrabooks”: Upcoming/Announced Ultrabooks with Discrete (Switchable) Graphics Maker Ultrabook Model Discrete GPU Screen size Screen res. Acer M5-481TG GeForce GT 640M LE 14” 1366x768 Acer M5-581TG GeForce GT 640M 15.6” 1366x768 Asus UX32VD GeForce GT 620M 13.3” 1920x1080 Gigabyte U2440N GeForce GT 630M 14” 1366x768 Gigabyte U2442N GeForce GT 650M 14” 1600x900 The Acer M5 models appear to be Ivy Bridge updates of the previously reviewed TimelineU M3, only this time they should be available in the US. In typical Acer fashion, they’ll...
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