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LucidLogix Virtu to Bridge Discrete and Integrated Graphics on ASUS Z68 Motherboards

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Expanding their relationship beyond hardware, LucidLogix today announced that its’ Virtu GPU virtualization software will be integrated into various SKUs of ASUS motherboards based on the Intel Z68 chipsets. Virtu allows the systems to simultaneously take full advantage of both the low-power best-in-class media processing features of the 2nd generation Intel Core processor graphics and the 3D gaming performance of add-in cards with graphics processing units (GPUs) from AMD and NVIDIA.

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so, isn't this just marketing talk for switching gpu's
 
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so, isn't this just marketing talk for switching gpu's
Yes it is.
1. Doesn't support dual dvi link (no 120Hz,no 3D vision)
2. Modern GPU's dont eat that much power anyway.
 
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What's this thing translate to in real world power savings?

I recall that most GPUs use about 25W at idle, which although impressive, is still much higher than I'd like it to be.
 
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What's this thing translate to in real world power savings?

I recall that most GPUs use about 25W at idle, which although impressive, is still much higher than I'd like it to be.
My alarm clock uses 4Watts when its "idling".