NVIDIA GeForce2 Go Selected by Dell for Inspiron 8000
NVIDIA Mobile GPU to Power Notebooks from the World's Leading Direct Computer Systems Company
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Santa Clara, CA – April 16, 2001 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that Dell Computer Corporation has chosen the new GeForce2 Go™ for their Inspiron® 8000 notebook PCs. The 3D graphics speed of the GeForce2 Go graphic processing unit (GPU) and high-performance features of the Inspiron 8000 combine to make the latest notebook in the Inspiron line a compelling replacement for a desktop PC. Systems featuring the GeForce2 Go are available now at www.dell.com.
"Dell's Inspiron mobile PCs are synonymous with power, portability and style," stated Dan Vivoli, senior vice president of marketing for NVIDIA. "The GeForce2 Go GPU gives Dell's mobile customers more graphics power than is currently available on many desktop PCs."
Regarded as the industry's first mobile GPU, the GeForce2 Go sets a new standard for 2D, 3D and multimedia performance for the notebook. GeForce2 Go accelerates everyday business and Internet applications as well as enables graphics and CPU intensive programs, such as digital content creation software and 3D games, to run smoothly and swiftly. The GeForce2Go's energy efficient design achieves this level of acceleration while delivering battery life comparable to competing mobile graphics solutions with slower performance.
GeForce2 Go is the world's first mobile graphics processor supporting transform and lighting in hardware and delivers breakthrough 3D rendering power. GeForce2 Go is able to process more than 17 million triangles/second and 286 million pixels/second with a memory bandwidth of 2.6GB/second. GeForce2 Go also provides a full feature set previously only available on desktop GPUs including: per-pixel shading, NVIDIA's TwinView™ multi-display architecture, and Digital Vibrance Control for clean, bright, crisp visuals. GeForce2 Go is available in configurations of up to 32MB of DDR SDRAM memory.
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