Nvidia has landed orders for its Tegra 2 processor from Asustek Computer, with total shipments estimated at at least 200,000-300,000 chips, according to industry sources.

Asustek will adopt Nvidia Tegra 2 for its 10-inch Eee Pad to be launched in March 2011 and then smartphones mainly for playing 3D mobile games and playback of movies and multimedia content, the sources indicated.

In addition to Asustek, Tegra 2 has been adopted for tablet PCs by Dell, Samsung Electronics, Micro-Star International and Toshiba, the sources pointed out. Nvidia has also successfully tapped the smartphone market, winning adoption from several vendors including Motorola and LG Electronics, the sources pointed out.

Tegra 2 has so far been adopted in nearly 50 smartphones and tablet PCs, with total volumes reaching one million units, the sources noted.