Gateway 2000 Selects NVIDIA RIVA 128ZX

3D Graphics Processor Offered in the G-Series and GP-Series of Desktops

For Immediate Release
NVIDIA ® Corporation announced today that Gateway 2000 (NYSE:GTW), a leading global manufacturer of build-to-order personal computer systems, will be using the RIVA 128ZX ™ 3D graphics processor in their G-Series of consumer PC solutions and GP-Series of small business PC solutions. This new 8MB-AGP version of the Velocity 128, from STB Systems, Inc., provides industry leading 3D performance, in addition to 2D and video acceleration, for the mainstream PC market.

"Gateway 2000's ® decision to incorporate the RIVA 128ZX -based Velocity 128 for the G-Series and GP-Series of desktops validates NVIDIA's goal to deliver a high-end visual experience to a broad range of users," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA. "When you couple Gateway's award-winning, innovative PC's with NVIDIA's high-performance 3D processors, the result is a personal computing solution whose performance and visual quality is simply stunning."

The Gateway G-Series and GP-Series
The Gateway G-Series PCs offer leading edge technologies for the first-time user to the multimedia, computing enthusiast. The Gateway GP-Series provides entry-level to high-end solutions for home/home office users of all budgets and backgrounds. For more information about the G-Series and GP-Series systems, visit www.gateway.com or call 1-800-GATEWAYSM.

NVIDIA's RIVA family of 3D processors, the RIVA 128, RIVA 128ZX and RIVA TNT, are the first 128-bit 3D processors to deliver leadership Direct3D performance to the mainstream PC market. By leveraging NVIDIA's graphics technology and massive gate counts, 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 Direct3DTM and OpenGL(R).

NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, markets and sells high-performance 3D processors for personal computers. Corporate headquarters are in California: NVIDIA Corporation, 1226 Tiros Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (408) 617-4000. http://www.nvidia.com.

NVIDIA Background
NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, markets, and sells highly integrated 3D multimedia accelerator chips for the performance PC market. NVIDIA's mission is to innovate advanced 3D and multimedia technologies to enable mass market computing devices to deliver a breathtaking multimedia experience. NVIDIA is a privately held company with venture financing. Corporate headquarters are in California: NVIDIA Corporation, 1226 Tiros Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. (408) 617-4000. http://www.nvidia.com.
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