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For Immediate Release
SANTA CLARA, CA — November 27, 2000 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) earned two of the industry's most prestigious awards at the Fall COMDEX '00 global information technology industry trade show held last week in Las Vegas, NV. The editors of ZDNet and CNET honored NVIDIA's new GeForce2 Go™ mobile GPU with "Best of Fall COMDEX 2000" in the mobile and wireless category. In a separate ceremony, NVIDIA's GeForce2™ family of graphics processing units (GPU) was awarded the PC Magazine "2000 Award for Technical Excellence" in the Components category.
"Winning both of these distinguished awards is an outstanding achievement," stated Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO at NVIDIA. "The awards validate the importance of 3D as an emerging broadband medium, and the broad acceptance of our family of products for both the desktop and mobile platforms."
The editors of CNET and ZDNet choose and present the Best of COMDEX awards, recognizing and honoring new products in specific categories that are unique and technically innovative, and show strong potential for significant impact on business computing worldwide. To be eligible for Best of COMDEX, a product must be introduced or publicly demonstrated for the first time at COMDEX/Fall. The winners were announced during a ceremony on Wednesday, November 15 at COMDEX/Fall. A complete list of winners can be found at http://www.zdnet.com/special/stories/comdex/0,12245,2654423-2,00.html.
PC Magazine editors conduct rigorous reviews of thousands of computer hardware, software, and networking technologies and products each year, evaluating them for their positive effect for consumer and business use. For the Technical Excellence Awards, PC Magazine looks at companies who have made a lasting contribution in the technology industry. Details can be found at http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/stories/reviews/0,6755,2650083,00.html.
The computing industry recognizes NVIDIA as the global leader in advanced graphics processing technology, honoring the company with the most graphics awards in the history of the PC industry. PC OEMs, add-in card manufacturers, system builders, and consumer electronics companies worldwide choose NVIDIA GPUs as the core component of their graphics processing solutions. NVIDIA GPUs are used by large corporations, small- to medium-sized businesses, and home-based consumers. NVIDIA graphics processors deliver superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit the Company's web site at www.nvidia.com.
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