Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs – Cameron Faulkner

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Update February 10th, 10:31AM ET: The bullet list at the bottom now reflects that Gigabyte has updated all of its product pages with the required information about the RTX 30-series graphics chips its laptops use.

Nvidia is now requiring, not just encouraging, companies selling laptops with its new RTX 30-series graphics chips to be more transparent about the kind of power people can expect. Nvidia tells The Verge these companies will have to disclose specific clock speed stats and total graphics power on online product pages — all of which tells people everything they need to know about a laptop’s graphics potential, for better or worse.

However, companies won’t have to mention that these chips are Max-Q variants because, according to…

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