NVIDIA GPU Optimized for Upcoming Intel Pentium 4 Processor
NVIDIA's GeForce2 Ultra is the GPU of choice for Intel Press Evaluation Program
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For Immediate Release
SANTA CLARA, CA — November 15, 2000 — NVIDIA® Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) today announced that its GeForce2 UltraTM graphics processing unit (GPU) was chosen by Intel® for the Pentium® 4 press evaluation program. Combining the staggering performance of NVIDIA's GeForce2 Ultra with the latest Detonator 3 software, NVIDIA provides outstanding support for the Pentium 4 processor's new instruction set (SSE2). In support of its relationship with Intel, NVIDIA will be participating in the Pentium 4 processor independent software vendor's pavilion at Comdex.
"By combining the Pentium 4 processor's new instruction set with the power of NVIDIA's GeForce2TM architecture, end users will experience a stunning new level of visual realism and interactivity on the PC not attained on any other computing platform," said David Fair, Intel Visualization Technologies Initiative Manager.
"NVIDIA has invested significant engineering resources in optimizing our software for Intel's new Pentium 4 processor," said Dan Vivoli, senior vice president of marketing for NVIDIA Corporation. "With these new optimizations, NVIDIA looks forward to bringing an even higher level of performance and quality to end-users."
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