Nvidia is now asking for (and not encouraging) laptop manufacturers for more transparency regarding RTX 3000 GPUs

Anyone who reads us daily knows this in regards to new reading notebook Endowed with GPU GeForce RTX 3000 You create ‘IssueLinked to Various GPU configurations Available and not specified under a distinctive name.

For example, The GeForce RTX 3080 doesn’t define a single GPU with the same specifications as it always does on any laptop, But it can have different frequency and TGP configurations which clearly affect the final performance. Early reviewers saw more performance on a laptop with the RTX 3070 than the one with the RTX 3080.

The existence of a specific GPU version, more or less performing, depends on the notebook design and OEM options (Asus, MSI, etc.), but without clear information, a consumer cannot know what they are actually buying.

In the past The term Max-Q It allowed the optimized GPU configuration for thinner laptops to be determined quickly, but Nvidia made it clear to us that with the RTX 3000 solutions, the Max-Q brand changed its semantics and does not frame a specific set of frequencies and TGP, but has a broader meaning based on a series of complementary technologies (Dynamic Boost). 2, WhisperMode 2, Advanced Optimus, and others) that affect overall performance: That’s whyIt is no longer implemented commercially.

In short, those who have to purchase a laptop run the risk of not having a very clear position on the actual configuration of what they want to purchase. Nvidia told us in recent days that it’s “trying to push” – The “To encourage“If you prefer – the OEMs are posting all the details regarding the GPU specifications included in each laptop, but now the US company has changed its recordIt is reported in The Verge This “Requires“- and thus does not just encourage – producers to be more transparent towards users.

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“Companies” writes The Verge,They will have to disclose specific information about clock speed and TGP on online product pagesHowever, “manufacturers” should not state that these chips are the Max-Q variants because “Max-Q is no longer part of the GPU name,” as a Nvidia spokesperson asserted.

Finally, Nvidia appears to want to use something called an “iron fist.”, Although it must be remembered that the problem arises from his choice and that there was time to find the box with manufacturers in this regard before announcing the GPUs and laptops that incorporate them. Obviously, we expect this imposition to somehow affect the real world and e-commerce, not just websites, even if it’s just to achieve maximum transparency.

We have seen how MSI H Asus They revealed details about the different graphic configurations of their laptops, even if we didn’t see the same care in updating the websites. The same goes for the other producers, and they’re even more guilty of being totally silent so far. At this point, all that remains is to hope that it is only a matter of time.

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