LucidLogix (Lucid) today announced the next generation of its GPU Virtualization software, Virtu MVP 2.0, is now available for direct sale to all gamers, videophiles and PC enthusiasts who own Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge motherboards, with an NVIDIA or AMD discrete graphic card, by download on the Lucid online shop. "Virtu MVP allows our customers to get the maximum multimedia experience from their dual core system, while preserving energy consumption," said Offir Remez, president of Lucid. "With MVP 2.0, games simply look better and respond quickly, video encoding is faster and multi-screen computing is more manageable." Lucid Virtu MVP 2.0 takes the best of the original software with GPU Virtualization, Virtual Vsync and Hyperformance features and makes it even better with improved visual quality and responsiveness. Additionally, it features a new animated graphical user interface with .Net 4, supports multiple languages, integrates Windows 8, and is enhanced for Intel Core Processors. All games from AAA titles to casual games and content creation apps are automatically supported for the frame rate and visual quality benefits of Virtual Vsync. Hundreds of today's top games have been tested with the responsiveness boosting Hyperformance feature including Diablo III, Dragon Age II, Lost Planet 2, Mass Effect 3, Metro 2033, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat, StarCraft II and The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim. "Since its soft launch this month, Virtu MVP 2.0 has already attracted significant traffic and interest from consumers," added Remez. "Whether buying it directly from Lucid's online shop or from our upcoming laptop and motherboard partners, we expect Virtu MVP 2.0 to provide that extra edge in gaming competitiveness and video editing speed." Pricing & Availability The optimal system specifications Virtu MVP 2.0 include an Intel Core i5 (Sandy Bridge) on an Intel "Sandy Bridge" or "Ivy Bridge" motherboard with an NVIDIA Geforce 460GTX or similar or better AIB and 2GB or more memory running Windows 7 or Windows 8 in either 32-bit or 64-bit modes. With special launch prices, Virtu MVP 2.0 is now available in three models: Basic with GPU virtualization for $34.99 (USD), Standard with Virtual Vsyncfor $44.99 and Pro with Hyperformance and Virtual Vsyncfor $54.99.