Dell First to Incorporate NVIDIA's RIVA TNT
New Dimension Line of Desktop Systems Powered by World's Fastest Graphics Processor
For Immediate Release
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. - September 28, 1998 -- NVIDIATM Corporation announced today that Dell(R) Computer Corporation (Nasdaq: DELL), the world's leading direct computer systems company, has chosen NVIDIA's RIVA TNTTM 3D graphics processor for their newest line of DimensionTM XPS(R) PCs. The RIVA TNT, the world's fastest graphics processor Source: Mercury Research, Scottsdale AZ, Q3 supplement of PC Graphics Chip Sets and Technologies '98, is made available through the STB NVIDIA TNT from STB Systems (NASDAQ:STBI).
"The Dell Dimension product line consistently delivers award-winning technology first to the marketplace. We are delighted to be the first PC OEM to provide this breakthrough graphics solution to our customers," said Janet Mountain, director Dell Dimension product group, Dell Computer Corporation.
"Dell has a strong reputation for providing superior performance and quality, therefore it is not surprising that they are the first system vendor to offer the RIVA TNT," said Jeff Fisher, vice president of sales for NVIDIA. "With our dedication to providing unprecedented power and quality, NVIDIA is a great match for Dell's informed customer base who is demanding leadership 3D for entertainment, business and on-line applications."
Dell Dimension XPS Series
Offering STB NVIDIA TNT from STB Systems, the Dell Dimension XPS series offers advanced features that equip customers for existing and upcoming 3D applications, digital photography, video editing and high-speed internet access. Prices for the Dimension XPS start at $2,049. Dell's powerful Dimension series are available today. For more information on pricing and features, visit Dell's web site at http://www.dell.com/products/dim/index.htm
NVIDIA RIVA Family
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, rated the most influential 3D processor company in the PC industry by PC Magazine, designs, develops, markets and sells high-performance 3D processors for personal computers. Corporate headquarters are in California: NVIDIA Corporation, 3535 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA: 408-615-2500, http://www.nvidia.com.
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