by David Ragones

Today at the IFA Berlin show in Germany, we announced our new GeForce 400M Series GPUs for notebooks. For full specs and details about the 400M check our product page, here. You’ll be able to experience GeForce 400M Series GPUs in the next-generation of Optimus and 3D Vision notebooks from top global OEMs including Acer, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, Samsung and Toshiba among others. As the first notebook GPUs designed with the award-winning NVIDIA Fermi architecture, GeForce 400M Series GPUs were built from the ground-up to support Microsoft DirectX 11.

NVIDIA Product Manager, Mark Aevermann demos some of the notebook choices you’ll have for the upcoming holiday season, in this week’s NVIDIA in a Minute video. The Optimus notebooks featuring GeForce 400M Series GPUs offer great performance for HD Video, High-Res Photos, Accelerated Web, and Next-Gen Gaming. The competition? Not so much.

Not to be outdone, new 3D Vision notebooks from Acer and Asus are also debuting at IFA. The Asus G53Jw 15” and G73Jw 17” notebooks feature the new GTX 460M – ideally spec’ed for keeping your friends close and your enemies closer in Mafia II 3D. The Acer Aspire 5745DG features the GT 425M and is aggressively priced to move into your living room so you can enjoy your favorite Blu-Ray 3D movies or US Open tennis streamed in 3D.