There are times when you wish Laptops had more graphics processing power. Worry no more, ASUS has launched the XG Station, the world’s first external graphics card for notebook computers. The Station is equipped with Express Card interface, USB 2.0 and Dolby headphones.The other worthwhile features are a docking station to provide a standard PCI Express slot for additional graphics computing power on notebook computers with Express Card slot.
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. A large LED screen provides clear display of critical system status statistics such as- System master volume, GPU clock speed, Current GPU temperature, Dolby Headphone feature status, Current actual Frames per Second (FPS) information and GPU fan speed Indicator.