NVIDIA GPUs Selected for New Toshiba Notebooks
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SANTA CLARA, CA—MARCH 11, 2004—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s GeForce™ FX Go family has been selected for three notebooks from Toshiba Digital Products Division. The GeForce FX Go5200 graphics processing unit (GPU) has been selected for the new Toshiba Satellite M30-S350 and Portégé M205. The GeForce FX Go5200 was also recently selected for Toshiba’s Tecra M2 series. Perfectly balancing portability and performance, the Tecra M2 series weighs in at less than five pounds and is an excellent solution for business users who require small form factors and the compatibility, stability and reliability for which NVIDIA® is known.
“NVIDIA consistently delivers products that not only offer outstanding visuals, but also the type of rock-solid computing experience Toshiba’s customers demand,” said Taro Hiyama, vice president of product marketing, Toshiba Digital Products Division, a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “Whether watching a DVD movie on a widescreen notebook or utilizing a thin and light Tecra M2 for business travel, Toshiba’s customers can count on NVIDIA to consistently provide a great visual experience.”
“Toshiba is a leader among notebook manufacturers. By incorporating GeForce FX class graphics into these notebooks, Toshiba is guaranteeing that end users have a simple, seamless out of the box experience,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of sales with NVIDIA Corporation. “NVIDIA GeForce FX Go GPUs deliver the compelling visuals for an immersive computing experience and the Company’s hallmark compatibility, stability and reliability.”
About the GeForce FX Go5200
The GeForce FX Go5200 with true DirectX 9.0 functionality is the perfect mobile graphics solution for business and entertainment computing in thin-n-light Notebooks. Bringing full Microsoft DirectX 9.0 hardware compliance to the mainstream, mobile market segment, the GeForce FX Go5200 is designed to deliver cinematic-quality special effects and studio-quality color, enabling 3D worlds and characters to come alive like never before. Combined with world-class video playback, the latest Powermizer™ power-saving technology and rock-solid software compatibility, reliability, and stability, the GeForce FX Go5200 is changing the way both corporate users and consumers use notebook PCs.
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 <http://www.nvidia.com>.
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