NVIDIA to Present Keynotes at Intel Channel Conferences

NVIDIA Will Spotlight GeForce 6 Series Graphics Architecture for over 8,000 Channel Partners on the North American Multi-City Tour

For further information, contact:

Brian Burke
NVIDIA Corporation
(512) 401-4385


SANTA CLARA, CA—APRIL 15, 2004—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced its ongoing participation in the Intel® Channel Conference (ICC) series, a targeted training road show designed to educate Intel Product Dealers on the latest Intel product launches and technology announcements. NVIDIA executives will be giving keynote presentations on the multiple-city tour to address critical industry initiatives for graphics such as PCI Express, Microsoft® DirectX® 9c featuring Shader Model 3.0, and the new NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6 Series graphics architecture. In addition, NVIDIA has teamed up with add-in card partner eVGA.com to showcase a variety of NVIDIA-based products for the desktop, mobile, and professional computing markets, including the new GeForce 6800 graphics processing units (GPUs).

“Graphics continues to be a key differentiator for personal computers, and NVIDIA’s close alignment with Intel affords us the opportunity to share our knowledge of the graphics industry with their top channel partners in North America at ICC,” said Ned Finkle, vice president of strategic marketing at NVIDIA. 

NVIDIA will present the keynote at ICC events held in the following cities:

April 15 – Portland, Oregon
April 16 – Miami, Florida
April 22 – Santa Clara, California; and Tampa, Florida
April 27 – Burbank, California
April 30 – Indianapolis, Indiana
May 4 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 7 – Phoenix, Arizona
May 11 – Houston, Texas; Long Island, New York; and Toronto, Ontario
May 14 – Montreal, Quebec
May 20 – Boston, Massachusetts

For more information on NVIDIA’s participation at ICC 2004, or to register for an event, please visit:  http://intel.seminars.net/iccna/.

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.

# # #

Copyright © 2004 NVIDIA Corporation.  All rights reserved.  All company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated.  Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Note to editors: If you are interested in viewing additional information on NVIDIA, please visit the NVIDIA Press Room at http://www.nvidia.com/page/press_room.html