NVIDIA Graphics Processors Provide Perfect Companion to New Intel i850E Chipset
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SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 6, 2002 - Continuing to deliver high-end features and functionality to high-performance desktop PCs, NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) announced today that its GeForce4(TM) family of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) provide the perfect companion to Intel(R) Corporation's newest i850E chipset for the Pentium(TM) 4 processor. NVIDIA GPUs take advantage of the chipset's increased bandwidth and DRDRAM memory capabilities to deliver high-end 3D graphics, multi-display flexibility and enhanced processing power for the ultimate digital entertainment experience on high-performance desktop PCs.
"Only NVIDIA GPUs can provide the tremendous amount of graphics processing horsepower needed to take full advantage of Intel's new i850E chipset and the powerful Pentium 4 processor," said Dan Vivoli, vice president of marketing at NVIDIA. "From high-end 3D graphics to multi-display support, NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs add a host of new innovations that enhance the everyday computing experience."
"We are pleased to be working with NVIDIA and other graphics vendors to provide the highest performing desktop systems in the world", said Jason Ziller, technology initiatives manager at Intel Corporation. "The combination of Pentium 4 processor, the i850E chipset, and a high-end graphics card like the NVIDIA GeForce4 is the ultimate platform for gaming, digital media, Internet, or professional use."
In addition to raw performance power and unmatched delivery of 3D graphics, the GeForce4 family of GPUs delivers new innovations, including:
Desktop PCs featuring NVIDIA GeForce4 GPUs and the Intel i850E chipsets are now available via top OEMs and retailers. For more information on the i850E chipset, please visit http://www.intel.com.
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