ASUS is excited to be an NVIDIA launch partner in introducing the new NVIDIA Optimus technology for its latest range of notebooks in coming months. These include the powerful multimedia N Series, several slim and light U/UL Series models and versatile mainstream K Series notebooks. The ASUS N Series notebooks represent the latest in mobile multimedia entertainment technology, combining optimized graphics performance and long-lasting battery life that will satisfy even the most discerning of multimedia fans. Its capabilities are due to the new NVIDIA Optimus technology, which intelligently monitors applications, and then summons the right amount of graphics performance for the job. It uses the discrete GPU for multimedia, games, and GPU computing applications, and integrated graphics for the Internet, emails and documents. It does so automatically and without the need for user intervention, delivering both convenience and a seamless computing experience for users on-the-go. NVIDIA Optimus: Great Battery Life and Great Performance for Optimized Multimedia Enjoyment The ASUS N Series notebooks are equipped with the cutting-edge NVIDIA Optimus technology which harnesses the power of both discrete and integrated graphics to deliver the right amount of visual performance for the job at hand—thus extending battery life. Together with ASUS SonicMaster technology for enhanced audio clarity, Video Magic Technology for true-to-life videos through GPU computing and USB 3.0 for high speed multimedia data transfers, the ASUS N Series is the best choice for entertainment indulgence anytime, anywhere. Delivering the Best in Graphics Performance and Extended Battery Life The ASUS N Series is designed to provide users with a mobile entertainment powerhouse for all-day multimedia enjoyment. NVIDIA Optimus technology works intelligently in the background and monitors the programs being launched at any given time. It then automatically selects between discrete and integrated graphics to deliver the best graphics performance and battery conservation respectively. Discrete graphics are used for intense applications such as games and multimedia applications, while integrated graphics are used for less-intensive operations such as reading emails and documents. The transition between discrete and integrated graphics is seamless and requires no user intervention while delivering the best graphics quality and energy efficiency. That means that users will no longer have to compromise on graphics and battery life and still enjoy the best of what the ASUS N Series offers—the pinnacle of mobile multimedia enjoyment.