• Want laptop graphics power specs? They might not be easy to find.

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    ISSUE 19.21 • 2022-05-23


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    Some well-known manufacturers of laptops make it a little hard to discover the power ratings that determine their machines’ LCD display performance, even though graphics-chip suppliers such as Nvidia and AMD order the laptop makers to do so.

    One of the suppliers — the graphics-processor giant Nvidia — says about this situation, “We’re requiring OEMs to update their product pages” to reveal a crucial laptop feature known variously as Total Graphics Power (TGP) by Nvidia and Typical Board Power (TBP) by AMD, as I explain.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.21.0, 2022-05-23).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.