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NVIDIA Is Most Influential 3D Processor Company According to PC Magazine


For Immediate Release

SANTA CLARA, CA - September 1, 1998 - NVIDIA Corporation announced today that they are the most influential 3D processor company according to PC Magazine's article titled "The PC Magazine100 Most Influential Companies" by Jake Kirchner. The company received the highest ranking, of 3D processor companies, in the article scheduled to hit newsstands on September 22, 1998. The graphics processing company was also the highest-ranking private company making its first appearance on the PC Magazine 100 list.

"At NVIDIA, our focus is to provide a stunning visual experience to all PC users by offering a continuous stream of leading-edge graphics processors to the mainstream PC market," said Dan Vivoli, vice president of product marketing at NVIDIA. "This PC Magazine report recognizes NVIDIA's position as the authority on PC graphics."

In this special report, PC Magazine selected the one hundred most influential companies that it found are changing the way end-users compute. The top 100 companies were chosen by the three dozen senior editorial staffers and contributing editors at PC Magazine. Annual revenues, key product lines, market share and industry leadership were all taken into consideration when selecting the top 100.

NVIDIA's RIVA family of 3D processors, the RIVA 128Ô , RIVA 128ZXÔ and forthcoming RIVA TNTÔ, are the first 128-bit 3D processors to deliver leadership Direct3D performance to the mainstream PC market. The RIVA processor family is designed to deliver stunningly realistic, high frame rate 3D, along with benchmark winning 2D, VGA and video acceleration all in single chip iterations. The RIVA processors are optimized for both Direct3DÔ and OpenGLÔ .

NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, markets and sells high-performance 3D processors for personal computers. New corporate headquarters are in California: NVIDIA Corporation, 3535 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA 95051, (408) 615-2500, (408) 615-2800 (fax).