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NVIDIA nForce3 Go Selected for New Line of Notebooks

HP Pavilion zv5000 and Compaq Presario R3000 Notebooks Offer End Users Complete Mobile Entertainment Platforms with NVIDIA nForce3

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NVIDIA Corporation
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 3, 2004—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the NVIDIA nForce™3 Go150 media and communications processor (MCP) has been selected for the HP Pavilion zv5000 and Compaq Presario R3000 notebooks. The notebooks will also ship with NVIDIA® GeForce™4 Go graphics and AMD Athlon 64 processors.   

The Pavilion zv5000 and Presario R3000 are available for immediate purchase from http://www.hpshopping.com/hp_pavilion and http://www.hpshopping.com/compaq_presario

“The combination of the NVIDIA nForce3 Go MCP, GeForce4 Go graphics and an AMD Athlon 64 processor gives consumers a powerhouse entertainment platform with uncompromised features and performance,” said Rob Csongor, general manager for mobile graphics processing units at NVIDIA.  “HP is offering the consumer the industry’s complete platform solution with the added benefit of some of the most exciting content available today.”

About NVIDIA nForce3 Go
The NVIDIA nForce3 Go150 leverages the remarkable processing power of the AMD Athlon™ 64 CPUs. With high-performance networking, RAID disk management, AGP 8X graphics support, and robust NVIDIA ForceWare™ drivers and utilities, NVIDIA nForce3 Go150 MCPs bring state of the art entertainment, storage, display, and power management capabilities to the world of mobile PCs.

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms. Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,800 people worldwide.  For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.

Certain statements in this press release, including any statements relating to the Company's performance expectations for NVIDIA's family of products and expectations of continued revenue growth, are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations.  Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, manufacturing and other delays relating to new products, difficulties in the fabrication process and dependence of the Company on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the PC and semiconductor industries, the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives, market acceptance of the Company's new products, and the Company's dependence on third-party developers and publishers.  Investors are advised to read the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly those sections entitled "Certain Business Risks," for a fuller discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties.

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