NVIDIA GeForce Titanium Series of GPUs Selected by Top PC and Add-in-Card OEMs

Next-Generation Graphics Processing Units Will Be Available Beginning October 12th

For further information, contact:

Derek Perez
NVIDIA Corporation
Telephone (408) 486-2512
E-mail: dperez@nvidia.com

For Immediate Release:

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 1, 2001 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce(TM) Titanium series of graphics processing units (GPUs) has secured design wins with the industry's top suppliers. Starting October 12th, products based on these new NVIDIA GPUs will be introduced by the following add-in card companies in the next 45 days, including: ASUStek Computer, Inc., Creative Technology Ltd., ELSA, Leadtek Research, Inc., Gainward Co. Ltd., Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., MSI, PNY Technologies, and Visiontek, Inc.

In addition, the top global PC OEMs will be shipping GeForce Titanium Series PCs.  Manufacturers include Compaq Computer Corporation, Fujitsu-Siemens Computers, Hewlett-Packard Company, MicronPC, and NEC Corporation. Other OEMs and partners will be announced in the coming months.

"With the new GeForce3 Titanium series, NVIDIA is able to deliver a DirectX 8-based graphics solution well beyond the enthusiast market," said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA. "With these new GPUs, we've clearly accelerated our growing lead in the graphics market, and maintained our position as the technology leader for all of our partners."
By adding the GeForce Titanium GPUs to their already successful product line, the industry's top OEMs and add-in-card companies will be able to deliver more complex, cinematic images than ever before possible on a desktop PC.  With their unprecedented 3D and 2D performance and feature set, unmatched cinematic-quality, and support for the highly-anticipated Microsoft® Windows® XP support, the new GeForce3™ Ti 500, GeForce3 Ti 200 and GeForce2™ Ti provide unprecedented levels of performance and visual quality for their distinct markets. 

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq - NVDA), located in Santa Clara, CA, is the global leader in advanced graphics and multimedia processing technology for the consumer and professional computing markets. Its 2D, 3D, video and multimedia capabilities make NVIDIA one of the premier semiconductor companies in the world. NVIDIA offers a wide range of products and services, delivering superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment and education.

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