STB's Velocity 4400 First RIVA TNT-Based Add-in Card Launched for the Mainstream PC Market
For Immediate Release
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. (June 15, 1998) NVIDIA® Corporation announced today that STB Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ-STBI) launched its new RIVA TNT-based Velocity 4400 add-in card. This announcement marks the first product launch for the highly anticipated RIVA TNT, announced in March of this year
The Velocity 4400 addresses the needs of the performance mainstream graphics market and will be available later this summer. The RIVA TNT processor, with its 32-bit true color TwiN Texel multi-texturing architecture, delivers two pixels-per-clock performance and is designed to provide consumers with a stunningly realistic 2D and 3D graphics experience. With its ability to sustain exceptionally high fill rates into a 16MB frame buffer, the RIVA TNT processor allows highest resolutions and color depths yielding real-time interactivity up to 1600x1200 resolution. In addition to delivering astonishing quality, the RIVA TNT is designed to provide the industry's highest 2D/3D graphics performance and essential multimedia features in one processor.
"By winning over 60 industry awards for the RIVA 128-based Velocity 128 plus their aggressive first-to-market design and manufacturing capabilities, STB has clearly demonstrated a leadership position," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA Corporation. "Today's announcement of STB's Velocity 4400, using the RIVA TNT, promises to continue the success of the Velocity product line in the performance graphics market."
"The RIVA TNT will extend the triumphant run for NVIDIA that has positioned them as the premiere supplier of 3D graphics technology to STB," remarked J. Shane Long, vice president of sales and marketing at STB Systems, Inc. "We have evaluated the forthcoming 3D graphics processors and are confident the Velocity 4400 will emerge as the performance leader in the consumer segment of the market."
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