XGStation s ASUS XG Station; Discrete GFX For Notebooks

ASUS is proud to launch the XG Station as the industry’s
first public demonstration of the world’s first external graphics card station
for notebook computers. Equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby
headphones, the XG station seamlessly integrates notebook computing with PC
graphics power.
The XG Station is currently scheduled to be released at the beginning of Q2
2007.
A full package will include the XG Station graphics docking station, one ASUS
EN7900GS graphics card and assorted accessories.

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Asus Technology Pte Ltd. (ASUS), the leading provider of high-performance
graphics solutions, is proud to launch the XG Station as the industry’s
first public demonstration of the world’s first external graphics card station
for notebook computers. Equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby
headphones, the XG station seamlessly integrates notebook computing with PC
graphics power.

Engage Mobility with Powerful Graphics Processing

As technology advances to accommodate all aspects of modern life styles, digital
devices are often merged or connected for a combined maximum benefit. As with
the case of mobile notebook computing and high powered 3D gaming or multimedia
experience, a balance is established with the exclusive ASUS XG Station.

When on the go, compact notebook makes work efficient without adding extra
pounds, while at home, large LCD monitor is preferred for enhanced visual
enjoyment. ASUS XG Station brings the power of a dedicated 3D graphics engine,
providing users with the best of both worlds. Simply plug in the XG Station to
the LCD monitor and connect the notebook via an Express Card connector and get
ready to game!

UsageScenario ASUS XG Station; Discrete GFX For Notebooks

Fast and Upgradeable Graphics Power

The XG Station is the world’s first docking station to provide a standard
PCI Express slot for additional graphics computing power on notebook computers
with Express Card slot, delivering VISTA Premium performance. The device also
conveniently accommodates future graphics technology such as, HDCP and HDMI
upgrades possibility. Lab experiments on a notebook based on Intel 945GM
graphics connected to the XG station with a ASUS EN7900GS graphics card showed
an astounding 9 times faster acceleration.

Sensational AV Enjoyment

XG Station also features enhanced audio and video functions. With Dolby®
Headphone technology any headphone is capable to delivers cinematic 5.1-channel
surround sound for a dynamic true-to-life quality during PC game play and music
or video playback. Real-time Overclocking is easily controlled with the
ergonomic knob design for simple GPU clock speed adjustments.

Large Information Display and Easy Control

XG Station is designed with ease of use in mind. A large LED screen is
adopted to provide clear display of critical system status statistics including
the following:

  • System master volume
  • GPU clock speed
  • Current GPU temperature
  • Dolby® Headphone feature status
  • Current actual Frames Per Second (FPS) information
  • GPU fan speed Indicator

The XG Station also has a dedicated control panel to let users control the
settings through the GUI based interface and easily switch modes between the
notebook screen and the external LCD monitor.

The XG Station is currently scheduled to be released at the beginning of Q2
2007.

A full package will include the XG Station graphics docking station, one ASUS
EN7900GS graphics card and assorted accessories.