VIDEO: Nvidia Optimus demonstrated

Nvidia Optimus is going to be rolling out with most major manufacturers this year, giving you the benefit of long battery life from integrated graphics, or great performance from a discrete GPU, without you, the user, having to manually switch.

The great thing is that the system is compatible across a range of platforms, so you'll see this in ION-packing netbooks and right up to hardcore gaming laptops. For all the details, check out our news story, or press play for a 3-minute walkthrough.