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NVIDIA RIVA TNT Powers Fujitsu PC's

FMV Series Brings RIVA TNT to Corporate and Consumer Buyers in Japan 

For Immediate Release

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 12, 1998 - NVIDIA(TM) Corporation announced today that Fujitsu Limited has chosen NVIDIA's RIVA TNT(TM) 3D graphics processor for a select model in their FMV Series of Desktop Computers. The RIVA TNT, the world's fastest graphics processor(Source: Mercury Research), is made available via the Diamond Viper V550 from Diamond Multimedia Systems (NASDAQ: DIMD).

"Fujitsu selected NVIDIA's RIVA TNT for both the high-end corporate and consumer PCs for its leading-edge performance that satisfies both of these market segments," said Koichi Inoue, General Manager of Fujitsu Desktop Products Division.

"The incorporation of the RIVA TNT into Fujitsu's FMV series signifies new demand for quality and performance 3D graphics in the corporate PC market ," said Jeff Fisher, vice president of sales for NVIDIA.

Fujitsu's FMV Series
NVIDIA's RIVA TNT is made available on the FMV-Deskpower TVIII457 consumer model and the FMV-6400TX2/6450TX2 corporate models. Featuring the Intel Pentium-II processor, the FMV series of desktop and middle tower computers pack more power for business users and offer an attractive price-performance ratio.

About Fujitsu Limited
Fujitsu Limited is a leading provider of information technology products and solutions for the global marketplace. Founded in Japan in 1935 as a telephone equipment maker, the Fujitsu Group had consolidated revenues of $37.7 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 1998. With over 500 group companies, including Amdahl Corporation and ICL PLC, Fujitsu is one of the world's largest suppliers of computers and information systems solutions, telecommunications and semiconductor products, software and services. The Fujitsu Group has over 180,000 employees worldwide and operations in more than 100 countries. Home page: http://www.fujitsu.com.

NVIDIA RIVA Family
NVIDIA's RIVA family of 3D processors, the RIVA 128, RIVA 128ZX and the RIVA TNT are 128-bit 3D processors which deliver a new level of 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 Direct3D and OpenGL.

NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation, rated the most influential 3D processor company by PC Magazine, 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. http://www.nvidia.com.http://www.nvidia.com.
    
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