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NVIDIA to Preview Highly-Anticipated NVIDIA nForce and SLI Solutions for Intel Platforms at IDF

 
 

NVIDIA Also Presenting Keynote on NVIDIA nForce and TurboCache Technology

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Brian Burke
NVIDIA Corporation
512 401-4385
bburke@nvidia.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 28, 2005—NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the Company will preview its upcoming NVIDIA nForce™ core-logic solutions for Intel CPUs, including support for NVIDIA® SLI graphics technology, at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) this week. Drew Henry, general manager of MCP business at NVIDIA, will also deliver a keynote address for IDF, being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, on Tuesday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2004. Mr. Henry will speak on the topic: “Developing the New Enthusiast PC”, and outline the benefits that NVIDIA nForce media and communications processors (MCPs) will bring to Intel computing platforms, including SLI, integrated firewall security, and the safe storage of digital media files and content.

“Informed gamers and PC enthusiasts know that NVIDIA SLI graphics technology and NVIDIA nForce MCPs are synonymous with incredible performance and exceptional features,” said Drew Henry, general manager of platform business at NVIDIA. “I am excited to provide IDF attendees with a preview of the features and performance that NVIDIA nForce MCPs can bring to Intel-based PCs.”

In addition, Barry Wagner, director of technical marketing at NVIDIA, will present on the topic: “NVIDIA TurboCache: Taking PCI Express to the Next Level,” on Wednesday, March 2 at 11:30 a.m. in room 2004.

NVIDIA will demonstrate a variety of its products and technologies at the event, in booth number 502, including:

  • NVIDIA nForce MCPs, the award-winning NVIDIA core-logic solutions 
  • NVIDIA SLI™, which allows users to combine the power of two graphics processing units (GPUs) in a single PC system for scalable graphics performance, enabling a new class of PCs called Gaming Supercomputers.
  • Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM), which supports a wide range of mobile graphics solutions and is designed to lower the time to market for new mobile GPUs.
  • NVIDIA GeForce™ 6200 GPUS with TurboCache™ technology, a new patent-pending hardware and software technology which allows a GPU to render directly to system memory leveraging the high transfer rate of PCI Express, instead of using local memory on the graphics card.
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6 Series GPUs for PCI Express, a complete, top-to-bottom product line-up of GPUs based on an innovative new 3D graphics architecture. Since their introduction, GeForce 6 GPUs have won over 500 editorial awards worldwide.

NVIDIA is a Gold Sponsor of IDF, an industry-wide event that brings developers and technology and business decision-makers together to discuss where technology is heading and how it will to change the ways people live and work.


About NVIDIA

NVIDIA Corporation is a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors. The Company’s products enhance the end-user experience on consumer and professional computing devices. NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs), media and communications processors (MCPs), and wireless media processors (WMPs) have broad market reach and are incorporated into a variety of platforms, including consumer and enterprise PCs, notebooks, workstations, PDAs, mobile phones, and video game consoles. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.

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Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, the performance, capabilities, benefits and features of our products and technologies 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, delays in ramping new products into production, slower than expected acceptance of new technology or products, manufacturing defects, unforeseen technological difficulties, incompatibility of technologies, changes in the Intel computing platform, reliance on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends including cyclical trends in the semiconductor industry, delays in integration of our products, the impact of competitive products and technologies, the impact of competitive pricing of alternative products and technologies, changes in industry standards and interfaces, our dependence on third-party developers and publishers and other risks detailed from time to time in the NVIDIA reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended October 24, 2004. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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