Dell’s Studio 14z laptop targets gamers and students

Chicago (IL) – Dell has introduced a new Studio laptop powered by NVIDIA’s GeForce 9400M graphics processor. The GPU, which delivers up to five times faster graphics performance than Centrino 2 notebooks, significantly accelerates image editing, video playback and video conversion.

According to Dell, the Studio 14z is ideal for quickly converting video from desktop resolution to personal media player format. The laptop is also capable of rendering high-definition Blu-ray video and supports a number of popular games, including Call of Duty: World at War, The Sims 3 and World of WarCraft.

“Our groundbreaking GeForce 9400M graphics processor gives the Dell Studio 14z superior performance at a solid value,” explained Rene Haas, general manager for notebook GPUs at NVIDIA. “It delivers a great experience whether you’re working or playing, catching up with your friends on Facebook, enjoying high definition video, or playing games like World of WarCraft.”

The Studio 14z also features:

  • Playback of full-spec 1080p HD video
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 acceleration
  • NVIDIA CUDA technology

The $649 Studio 14z weighs 4.5 pounds and is the second Dell notebook to include the GeForce 9400M GPU, following the January introduction of the Studio XPS 13.

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