In late summer, Dell announced its new gaming notebook Alienware 13. The device identifies several configurations with different displays ( resolution and type of matrix).
In the maximum configuration can be equipped with baby graphics GeForce GTX 860M, which allows you to play most modern games, but not all at the highest quality setting (especially at 2560 x 1440 pixels).
For those who want to get the best performance, the manufacturer shall prepare a new product – Graphics Amplifier. In fact, this small housing for a discrete graphics card and the power supply and then connect this design to your laptop.
Here it is necessary to specify that only the model Alienware 13, making the device a niche. True, Dell promised compatibility with future products. Connection is via a special cable (interface PCI-Express).
So, the cost is $ Graphics Amplifier 300. Sales novelty will be tomorrow at the same time by a laptop. The device is compatible with the cards Nvidia GeForce GTX 600 and newer, and AMD Radeon HD 5000 and later.
Judging by the images, the housing will fit any graphics card with dual-slot cooler. By the way, “amplifier” is also equipped with a four-port hub USB.