IE9 demonstrates its potential on the ASUS Eee PC 1201PN graphics NVIDIA Ion 2

Thursday, April 1, 2010

It is known that one of the most important events in the recent MIX10 conference was a demonstration of Microsoft, its new browser, Internet Explorer 9 in the preliminary version of Platform Preview. One of the main innovations of Internet Explorer 9 has implemented support for the latest web standards HTML5, among other things, allows to work with streaming video, as well as support functions of graphic acceleration.

The latter option allows you to significantly speed up Internet Explorer browser 9 with a complex three-dimensional graphics and content. As proof of this, NVIDIA released a video demo showing the work IE9 on netbook ASUS Eee PC 1201PN. This netbook, submitted in early March at CeBIT 2010, built on a platform NVIDIA Ion next generation, known as the NVIDIA Ion 2.

Particularly obvious advantage of hardware acceleration when looming starkly performance in Internet Explorer 9 in a set of tests on the already mentioned ASUS Eee PC 1201PN and ordinary "atomic" netbook. As can be seen on a video, platform NVIDIA Ion 2 actually able to significantly accelerate the work of the new browser. In addition, thanks to the support of technology NVIDIA Optimus netbook ASUS Eee PC 1201PN longer able to work offline.