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new NVDIA GPU in 2011 5-series?

01-04-2011, 08:57 AM
Just read this press release, and I'm wondering if/when this update would be impletemented in the 2011 F10s?

NVIDIA GPUs to Be the Infotainment Centerpiece Across BMW's Next-Generation of Cars
From the 7 Series to the Mini Cooper, NVIDIA Powers BMW State-of-the-Art Graphics, Enabling Focus on Safer, More Enjoyable Driving

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/2011 -- CES 2011 -- BMW of North America and NVIDIA today announced a partnership that puts NVIDIAŽ GPUs in navigation and vehicle-information systems across all next-generation BMW cars worldwide.

NVIDIA GPUs will power BMW's in-car navigation systems to deliver vivid graphics with detailed terrain models, landmarks and a stunning new interface. NVIDIA processors will be found throughout BMW's range of models, including the 7-Series, 5-Series, 3-Series, Mini Cooper line and X-Series of sports activity vehicles.

BMW's iDrive will feature high resolution visuals, real-time traffic reporting and navigation information. iDrive is the intelligent control concept that makes it intuitively simple to use a BMW's in-car features. Its ability to clearly show the most relevant details and make anticipatory decisions to assist the driver will allow BMW owners to drive more safely and focus on the joy of driving.

Highlights / Key Facts:

* Powered by NVIDIA GPUs, the BMW iDrive system provides:
o Visually rich, next-generation user interface
o Advanced state-of-the-art graphics for navigation and vehicle-information systems
o High resolution display (1280x600)
o Fast user-interface response time
* At CES 2011, see a sneak preview of the BMW 5-Series, showcasing the very latest graphics technologies at NVIDIA's outdoor exhibit -- Central Plaza booth # CP7.

01-04-2011, 09:03 AM
I will be at CES on Thursday so I will check it out and report back.

01-04-2011, 01:46 PM
Well I doubt the new systems will make it into this years cars. 'd say end of next year at the earliest. But who really knows??

01-04-2011, 04:07 PM
I will be at CES on Thursday so I will check it out and report back.

Wow! Enjoy. CES is great.

01-04-2011, 04:09 PM
Id really like to know if these will be in the 2012's or 2013's. If anyone is at CES please ask the attendant near the demo car! :thumbup: