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Nvidia announces RTX Studio laptops featuring Quadro RTX graphics

29 May 2019

As part of Nvidia's keynote ahead of Computex 2019, the GPU manufacturer announced a new "RTX Studio" program - giving laptop manufacturers a way to achieve certification that their machine is a good option for prosumers and creators.

In a press release, Nvidia said the Studio lineup provides millions of creatives with portable laptops capable of surpassing their demands for processing power.

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Revealed shortly after Nvidia announced new Quadro RTX GPUs, these two systems are upgraded versions of older models, and now come outfitted with the new components. The RTX GPUs accelerate content creation from video editing to 3D rendering, with performance up to 7x faster than that of the MacBook Pro. Inside is Intel's Core i9-9880H processor, NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 graphics, 32GB of RAM, and 1TB of NVMe SSD storage. Some of the devices will also have 4K displays and Nvidia's Max-Q technology for building thin-and-lightweight laptops.

For automation of certain tasks like video color matching or image upscaling, App developers can make use of CUDA-X AI software.

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"Creators are constantly faced with tight deadlines and depend on having the latest hardware and creative tools to complete their projects on time, without compromising quality", noted Eric Bourque, senior software development manager at Autodesk.

Pricing for these laptops is set to start from around $1599 (R23 000) with the first models apparently available as early as next month. The company claims that the laptops perform up to seven times faster than an equivalent MacBook Pro.

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The series will in total include seventeen laptops that will be made by Nvidia's manufacturing partners which include companies such as Acer, Dell, ASUS, HP, Gigabyte, MSI and even Razer, the company known for making high end multimedia and gaming laptops.

Nvidia announces RTX Studio laptops featuring Quadro RTX graphics