NVIDIA'S RIVA TNT to be Featured in New Compaq Prosignia Desktop PCs
Award Winning Graphics Processor Featured as a Standard in New Line of PC's
For Immediate Release
SANTA CLARA, CA -NOVEMBER 11, 1998 - NVIDIA(TM) Corporation today announced that a graphics board based on NVIDIA's RIVA TNT(TM) 3D graphics processor was selected for the new Compaq Prosignia Desktop Series of PCs designed for growing businesses. Compaq Prosignia Desktops will feature the RIVA TNT, the world's fastest graphics processor (Source: Mercury Research), to provide extraordinary 3D/2D performance and quality to customers in small to medium businesses who desire the latest in industry-standard technology.
"Compaq's decision to feature RIVA TNT in their new Prosignia desktop PCs demonstrates that outstanding 3D performance is a new but important requirement for contemporary business computers," said Jeff Fisher, vice president of sales for NVIDIA. "The combination of the RIVA TNT and Compaq Prosignia desktops extends the business computing platform to embrace emerging Microsoft standards such as Chromeffects, and the next generation human interface, GDI+."
"Compaq is committed to providing up-to-the-minute, world-class graphics technology to meet the needs of its customers," said Eric Schuster, Director of Small and Medium Business Product Marketing, Compaq Computer Corporation. "NVIDIA's 3D processors have become synonymous with performance and quality. The RIVA TNT is an excellent match for Compaq Prosignia desktop PCs."
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Compaq Prosignia Desktop's ship with a suite of software applications ideal for growing businesses including: Compaq Online Services; Microsoft Office Small Business Edition or Microsoft Office Professional Edition; Microsoft Internet Explorer; and Norton Anti-Virus software. Compaq Prosignia Desktops are optimized for Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0.