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Apple To Choose Nvidia Graphics For Upcoming MacBook Pro

Two separate reports, based on anonymous sources, point to Apple's change of heart towards its graphic processors suppliers. Apparently, the rumoured new range of the MacBook Pro will feature Nvidia's GPUs instead of the graphic processors from AMD.

The current MacBook Pro, 15-inch and 17-inch models, rely on AMD's Radeon HD 6750M and 6770M graphic processors. The smaller version features an integrated Intel graphics chip.

The Verge report, quoting "a trusted source" with direct knowledge of the situation, suggests we might find a definite answer quite soon, as the new MacBook Pros are expected to be released this summer.

The report also hints that Apple might use GeForce GT 650M, a 28nm chip, to power its new line of laptops. The processor is built on the "Kepler" architecture, which is said to deliver a power performance similar to 28nm GeForce GT 640M.

ABC News confirmed this rumour about the revamped insides of the MacBook Pro lineup, adding a little twist to the story. The new MacBook Pros are expected to feature an "ultra thin body" and to top it off, an ultra-high resolution display. Some say Apple might even deliver Retina Display to its new laptops.

Source: TheVerge

Radu has been working as a freelance writer for more than five years and has been blogging around since 2004. He is interested in anything Apple as well as gaming and mobile applications.