"The summer of 2008 was filled with joy and happyness, the grass was green, the birds were singing and ATI were in the process of launching a new platform of mobile graphics.
External Graphics Platform, or XGP for short was born and in it’s simplicity, it was a HD3870 in a box. The purpose of it, was to offer extra performance for notebooks compatible with the XGP platform. Sounds very simple right? Wrong."