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NVIDIA's GPUs and Intel's 815E Chipset Provide Optimal Combination of Performance and Features For Mainstream Desktops
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SANTA CLARA, CA – June 19, 2000 – NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that their family of graphics processing units (GPUs) have been optimized for Intel's new 815E chipset. The 815E chipset, which was announced earlier today, has been designed to offer a flexible, scalable, and stable solution for all Pentium III processor-based platforms. The combination of NVIDIA's family of GPUs and the 815E chipset with AGP 4X and Fast Writes provides an unrivaled high-performance desktop solution for mainstream audiences.
"The Intel 815E chipset will appeal to all segments of the PC market," stated Dan Vivoli, senior vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. "We have worked closely with Intel to provide companion-optimized GPUs for each of these segments."
"Intel is pleased to have closely worked with NVIDIA to optimize their family of GPUs for the Intel 815E chipset," said Tony Sica, Director of Marketing for Intel's Desktop Platform Group. "The combination of NVIDIA's GPUs with the 815E chipset allows for a platform which offers increased performance and flexibility for all levels of computer users."
The computing industry recognizes NVIDIA as a global leader in advanced graphics processing technology for mainstream platforms, honoring the company with the most awards in the history of the PC graphics industry. The breadth of the NVIDIA product family enables gripping multimedia experiences for the entire desktop computer market from workstations to internet-enabled appliances. In use by large corporations, small- to medium-sized businesses, and home-based consumers, NVIDIA products are used by the top PC OEMs, add-in card designers, and system builders worldwide. 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 http://www.nvidia.com.
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