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NVIDIA Mobile GPU Provides Graphics Muscle to Toshiba Powerhouse

 
 

GeForce4 440 Go Selected for Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 Notebook

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Diane Vanasse
NVIDIA Corporation
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dvanasse@nvidia.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SANTA CLARA, CA — JULY 11, 2002 — NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Computer Systems Group (CSG) of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. has chosen the NVIDIA GeForce4 ™ 440 Go mobile Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) to provide the graphics functionality for the Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 notebook computer.  By selecting the GeForce4 440 Go with 64MB of dedicated Double Data Rate (DDR) memory, Toshiba will deliver the most jaw-dropping graphics performance available on a notebook.  The Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 featuring the GeForce4 440 Go is available immediately at www.shoptoshiba.com.

“NVIDIA is thrilled to partner with Toshiba, a world leader in notebook computing performance and innovation,” said Jeff Fisher, executive vice president of worldwide sales at NVIDIA.  “The GeForce4 440 Go with 64MB of dedicated graphics memory is the most powerful mobile graphics subsystem available today and is the perfect match for Toshiba’s Satellite product line.”

“The NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go delivers breakthrough graphics performance that enhances the computing experience for Satellite 5105-S701 users,” said Oscar Koenders, vice president of product marketing and worldwide product planning, Toshiba CSG.  “We are extremely pleased to extend this relationship even further and provide the best mobile graphics performance with the introduction of the Satellite 5105-S701.”

NVIDIA’s GeForce4 440 Go GPU incorporates an integrated Video Processing Engine (VPE), Accuview™ Antialiasing engine, and Lightspeed Memory Architecture, ensuring end users of the fastest computing experience and most extraordinary graphics processing capability ever realized on a mobile PC platform.  The Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 will also benefit from NVIDIA’s multi-display technology, nView™.  With built-in attribute and performance tuning for each of the individual display devices it supports, nView’s smart and flexible interface has built-in usability features to maximize productivity and minimize set-up.  Features such as hot key binding, smart Windows management enhancements, and the ability to name and save up to 32 different desktop configurations make nView the most advanced, flexible and user-friendly multi-display management system available.

About NVIDIA
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq - NVDA), located in Santa Clara, CA, is the global leader in advanced graphics and multimedia processing technology for the consumer and professional computing markets. Its 2D, 3D, video and multimedia capabilities make NVIDIA one of the premier semiconductor companies in the world. NVIDIA offers a wide range of products and services, delivering superior performance and crisp visual quality for PC-based applications such as manufacturing, science, e-business, entertainment and education.

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