You haven’t really experienced PC gaming if you’ve been playing on a laptop instead of a desktop. You’ve enjoyed the convenience of taking your games anywhere, but you’ve sacrificed playability for mobility. Your games are rarely pretty. You run things on mid-to-low settings. The newest games struggle. But with Nvidia’s latest new line of mobile video cards based on the Pascal chip architecture, that’s all going to change. Nvidia just closed the gap between mobile and desktop PC gamers, and made VR accessible to a much larger audience.
Nvidia has made some impressive strides with video cards this past year. Previously, laptop video cards—the M series— were significantly slower than their desktop big brothers. It was the price you paid for mobility. A 980M was never as fast as a 980.